An easy stop on the road awaits you at the Econo Lodge Inn and Suites hotel in Des Moines, IA. Our hotel is near Drake University, Iowa State Fairgrounds, Wells Fargo Arena, Blank Park Zoo, Living History Farms and the Iowa Events Center. We provide all the amenities you need so you can stick to your budget and focus on the important reasons you travel, including free breakfast, free WiFi, guest laundry facilities and meeting space that can accommodate up to 150 event attendees. All of our guest rooms have a refrigerator, microwave and TV. Upper-tier suites have even more amenities, such as a hot tubs and balconies. Also, earn rewards including free nights and gift cards with our Choice Privileges Rewards program. This is a pet-friendly hotel. Pet policy, 10.00 per pet, per night. Maximum one pet per room.