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Braintree, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

First timers to the DR and decided to go all inclusive with Thompson. Choose the RIU Merengue in Puerto Plata. The revues in the main were very good and it was priced well for AI. Decided to stay close to the airport the night before departure and managed a great deal with the Crown Plaza at Manchester Airport. Dinner, Bed...

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lasalle
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were two couples that went to the Riu Merengue for two weeks from Nov. 15 to 29. Because we booked our trip from different agent and different days we had rooms in a different locations of the resort. So we talked to Wilson and Maria and they moved us both couple in a same area, it was very nice...

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2Thank detteLasalle
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Contrary to the reviews I read the place was really clean with barely any bugs. You could see the hotel was making an good effort to keep the place clean. Food was good with more options available during dinner compared to lunch. The entertainment staff was fantastic and made sure everyone was having fun, there were always some activities going...

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5Thank MaulikJani
Cowes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Having been sold this holiday by Thomson as a 4/5 star hotel we were immediately disappointed as we arrived at our room - it was very dated and shabby with mildew in the bathroom, cockroaches running around and generally a pretty crummy finish - I know the rooms are only to sleep in but they were not particularly clean either!...

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at the Domincan republic on the 13th November for 2 weeks where we was welcomed by our rep Dindo who was very nice and informative on the coach to the hotel on arrival to the Roy merengue we was welcomed by all the lovely reception staff and a glass of fruit punch. When we got to our room...

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6Thank vikki3008
cullompton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After deciding to go back to the Dominican Republic after 8 years we so glad we did, the staff were brilliant in all departments, including our rep Dingo, who couldn't do enough to help us. The food was OK something for everyone. Rooms are a bit tired but you only sleep in them.Still no kettle in rooms so this was...

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7Thank jackiecullompton
Bodmin, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant hotel , one of the best we've been loads of entertainment day and night , however there's nothing to do outside the hotel if you want winter sun and sit on the beach or pool drinking cocktails all day this is perfect

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8Thank traceymac63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My mum and I stayed here for 2 weeks at the beginning of November. For the price we paid it was a brilliant holiday. I must admit I was about concerned after reading some of the reviews on here but to be honest, you have to take it all with a pinch of salt. We arrived Saturday afternoon to a...

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15Thank Frances B
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed last year(see review),and returned as its a great resort ,especially for those with mobility issues .The hotel were superb,giving us a great upstairs room(1555),close to reception......just what we needed. Travel enough,and one day you will luck out...our turn..........11 days of rain,and sometimes it THREW it down !!! FREAK weather....it happens. The complex did REALLY well to deal with...

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RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at ClubHotel Riu Merengue, responded to this review

Dear guest, We would like to thank you for choosing RIU Hotels and Resorts for your holidays and for taking the time to give us your constructive and valued feedback. We appreciate your positive comments about our staff. They work very hard to make everyone feel welcome. On the other hand, we regret to read you did not enjoy the...

Ontario
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a hard one. We travel quite a bit, but never been to a Riu resort, we were told they are a very good chain. If all of them are like the Merengue, then I feel bad for anyone who chooses any of these hotels. We went as a group of 8. Hubby and I and our two kids,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Located on the beach in Maimon Bay * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * Located in the Riu Resort, near ClubHotels Riu Bachata and Riu Mambo * Main building and 1-story bungalow complex * Surrounded by 15,000 m2 / 18,000 sq. yards of tropical gardens * 9 km / 5.5 miles from Puerto Plata * 150 m / 495 ft. from Caribbean Street * 25 km / 15.5 miles from Puerto Plata Intl. Airport * 300 m / 990 ft. from a bus stop * Credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Diners ... more   less 

Additional Information about ClubHotel Riu Merengue

Address: Bahia de Maimon, Puerto Plata 57000, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Puerto Plata Province > Puerto Plata
Price Range: $145 - $305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — ClubHotel Riu Merengue 3.5*
Number of rooms: 1007
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Also Known As:
Clubhotel Riu Merengue Hotel
Club Hotel Riu Merengue
Clubhotel Riu Merengue Puerto Plata
Riu Merengue Dominican Republic
Riu Merengue Puerto Plata
Rui Merengue
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Puerto Plata
#5 Spa Hotel in Puerto Plata
#10 Top resorts Hotel in Puerto Plata
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Plata
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“garden area rooms seems to be pretty good.”
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“Ask for upper room to avoid bugs”
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“We always book the top floor.”
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“We were near hotel lobby so when the rain poured you didn't get wet going to eat”
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