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    ClubHotel Riu Merengue

    Bahia de Maimon, Puerto Plata 57000, Dominican Republic
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent36%
    • Very good32%
    • Average17%
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    • Terrible5%
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    Reviewed 21 August 2013

    We returned yesterday (19th August) from a two week, near perfect family holiday to the Riu Merengue. Our party comprised my wife and I, together with our youngest son, aged 13. We booked the holiday just days prior to the more negative reviews of this...More

    7  Thank Laura F
    Reviewed 20 August 2013

    got back today 19th august having spent a week at the merengue from 11th to 18th.. first booked the holiday for myself and husband in early june. then after seeing on line all the problems with the merengue and bachata, was very worried, and went...More

    3  Thank JANELSIE
    Reviewed 19 August 2013

    Let's start with the good things, staff worked really hard and put a lot of effort in (maids, entertainment ect). The rooms were lovely , very spacious , very clean, had everything in them necessary and maids would clean them every day if you wanted....More

    4  Thank Bethany J
    Response from RiuHotelsandResorts, Social and Community Relations Manager at ClubHotel Riu Merengue

    Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback and for expressing your concerns. We are committed to provide excellent quality of our products and services to our guests. We regret to read that you have left our hotel with an...More

    Reviewed 19 August 2013
    Google Translation

    No fue lo que esperaba, pensé que el hotel seria mejor ya que es de la cadena RIU, Mi experiencia...More

    3  Thank LeidySanchez10
    Reviewed 19 August 2013

    I went with my boyfriend last Novevmber for a week. We had a great time. Overall - a pretty good vacation, very relaxing which is exactly what we were looking for. We were staying at the Riu Merengue, which is attached to the Riu Bachata...More

    1  Thank laura j
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Internet
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Tennis Court
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    • Price range
    • US$99 - US$158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #5 Spa Hotel in Puerto Plata
    • #11 Top resorts Hotel in Puerto Plata
    • #12 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Plata
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    mark b
    hi just a few things are the kettles in the room, and from England do you have to get a voltage inverter to charge phones and kindles to convert from 110v to 240v
    26 April 2017|
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    Response from hairgal72 | Reviewed this property |
    Like they said, no kettles or coffee makers in room but they do provide you with 1 converter so bring extra if you have a few chargers etc
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    Travel S
    Can anyone tell me what kind of slot machines / how many etc. is in the casino? Is it worth a visit or should I stay away??? I only play the slot machines, not the tables! Thanks
    26 April 2017|
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    Response from SeanandBarb M | Reviewed this property |
    We only walked through the casino, but from what I saw I would say there were maybe 20 machines. Sorry, I don't know what kind. . . And only one table I believe. Sorry, not much detail but hope that helps!
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    Wizzy K
    Hi. Does anyone know if you are staying at the Riu Merengue can you walk round to Amber Cove - and actually get in for a drink and some food???? Also how far is the walk.
    25 April 2017|
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    Response from hairgal72 | Reviewed this property |
    You can go down to some vendors near there but not into amber cove
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    Room Tips
    "The Garden view rooms are in a quieter area especially the ones toward the rear of the property."
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    "close to beach"
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    "rm 2312 block. Deck a good size."
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    "Ask for room near beach otherwise you will have to walk great distance to amenities 😲"
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