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AmericInn by Wyndham Johnston Des Moines

2.5-star2.5 stars
5050 Merle Hay Road, Johnston, IA, 50131, United States of America

No-frills Johnston hotel with indoor pool
  • Free full breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking

Restrictions related to your trip

Iowa may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19. 

  • Excellent service, great staff, clean environment Jan 31, 2021
  • Amazing service loved the hot coffee and the room was perfect definitely will be staying…Dec 28, 2020

AmericInn by Wyndham Johnston Des Moines

from €43
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking
  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

What’s around AmericInn by Wyndham Johnston Des Moines


  • Merle Hay Mall - 34 min walk
  • Pioneer Hi-Bred Headquarters - 39 min walk
  • Iowa Gold Star Military Museum - 3 mi / 4.9 km
  • Drake University - 5.3 mi / 8.5 km
  • IHS-Iowa Health Systems - 2.7 mi / 4.3 km
  • Buccaneer Arena - 3.8 mi / 6.1 km
  • Waveland Municipal Golf Course - 4.3 mi / 6.9 km
  • Des Moines Community Playhouse - 5.3 mi / 8.6 km

Getting around

  • Des Moines International Airport (DSM) - 25 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 89 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-3 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Iowa may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed (dogs only)*


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free onsite self parking

  • Free onsite RV/bus/truck parking

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 488
  • Conference space size (meters) - 45
  • One meeting room
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • ATM/banking
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre
  • Closed captioned TV
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Grab bar - near toilet
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Daily housekeeping

AmericInn by Wyndham Johnston Des Moines’s small print

Also known as

  • AmericInn Johnston Hotel
  • AmericInn by Wyndham Johnston Des Moines Hotel Johnston
  • AmericInn Johnston
  • AmericInn Wyndham Johnston Moines Hotel
  • AmericInn Wyndham Moines Hotel
  • AmericInn Wyndham Johnston Moines
  • AmericInn Wyndham Moines
  • Best Inn Johnston
  • AmericInn by Wyndham Johnston Des Moines Hotel
  • AmericInn by Wyndham Johnston Des Moines Johnston


This property does not have elevators.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Count on Us (Wyndham).

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global).

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 10.00 per day

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 10 per pet, per day

Service animals exempt from fees

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for AmericInn by Wyndham Johnston Des Moines

  • Does AmericInn by Wyndham Johnston Des Moines offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, AmericInn by Wyndham Johnston Des Moines does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at AmericInn by Wyndham Johnston Des Moines?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at AmericInn by Wyndham Johnston Des Moines?
    Yes, there's free self parking. Free RV/bus/truck parking is available.
  • Is there a pool at AmericInn by Wyndham Johnston Des Moines?
    Yes, there's an indoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at AmericInn by Wyndham Johnston Des Moines?
    Yes, dogs are welcome. There's a charge of USD 10 per pet, per day. Service animals are exempt from fees.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at AmericInn by Wyndham Johnston Des Moines?
    You can check in from 3 PM - 3 AM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near AmericInn by Wyndham Johnston Des Moines?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Bandit Burrito (6-min walk), Sonic (6-min walk), and Pagliai's Pizza (6-min walk).
  • Is there an onsite casino at AmericInn by Wyndham Johnston Des Moines?
    No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino (14-min drive) is nearby.
  • What is there to do at AmericInn by Wyndham Johnston Des Moines and nearby?
    AmericInn by Wyndham Johnston Des Moines has an indoor pool and a fitness center, as well as a picnic area.

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 283 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Nice facility, clean quiet and well maintained. Nice staff.
John, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
The hotel is great for the price, very clean sheets, towels, carpet, and all around. They gave us a breakfast bag, nothing good but it’s good to feel they care about it. The gentleman manager was very nice, the lady on the morning didn’t seem too happy. Comfortable bed and beddings, and the price was great!!!
Estef, us1 night romance trip
Fair 4.0
Positives: The room was clean. There was a microwave in the room as listed. It is close to the highway. The parking lot is well-lit. Negatives: The listing indicates that staff would be wearing masks; the sign on the doors to the hotel also indicate that masks were to be worn in common areas by staff and guests. The man who checked me in occasionally wore a mask, none of the guests I saw were wearing masks, and the lady who checked me out was not wearing a mask. The listing indicated there would be a coffee maker in the room, there wasn't, but the hotel did offer coffee in the lobby 24 hours/day (but I didn't want to leave my room after seeing that no one was wearing masks.) The breakfast was a single breakfast bar (smaller than my hand) and a bottle of water. The side door had NO lock. Anyone could enter at any time with no problems.
Dana, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
2 thumbs up!
Amy at the front desk was outstanding. She got us checked in very quickly & made sure we knew that if we needed anything we only needed to ask. The kids really enjoyed the pool! There was no breakfast due to COVID-19, but there was fresh hot coffee in the breakfast room & several restaurants close to the hotel so it was all good. The beds were very comfortable and the hotel was nice & quiet. I highly recommend this Americinn for its affordable price & incredible customer service.
Melinda, us1 night family trip
Fair 4.0
Overall the stay was ok. However, our deciding factor in booking this hot was that it offered a full breakfast. I was very disappointed that there wasn't one provided. This was falsely advertised on your site. Again this was the deciding factor. I won't be staying here again.
Charles, us1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Nice place to stay
Location was easy to get to. Nice parking and quite.
Wendy, us1 night business trip
Very Good 8.0
Exactly what we were looking for
Dan, us1 night trip with friends
Very Good 8.0
Great location with many options for dining. Easy to get around.
Dustin, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Nice hotel
Nice hotel. Inside is updated. Pool is nice. Traffic getting out of hotel can be heavy but not terrible
us2 night family trip
Fair 4.0
You get what you pay for......
The room smelled of smoke. We had no towels in the room. There wasnt bedding or pillows for the pull out bed. When we called the front desk they never delivered the towels and bedding. The room was not vacuumed. The safety lock on the door was broke off. The breakfast offered was less than mediocre.
Donna, us2 night family trip

AmericInn by Wyndham Johnston Des Moines