The Econo Lodge Inn and Suites hotel is conveniently located with easy access to Interstate 80 and Interstate 35. This Des Moines, IA hotel is just minutes from the Iowa Events Center, the Des Moines Art Center, the Iowa State Fair fairgrounds and the Science Center of Iowa museum. Drake University is five miles away.Find that must-have item at the nearby Merle Hay Mall, one of the largest shopping centers in the area and home to more than 100 shops and services. Enjoy outdoor recreation in the surrounding area, including golfing, tennis, boating and fishing. A variety of restaurants are nearby, several within walking distance from the hotel.