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ClubHotel Riu Merengue

3.5 of 5 Bahia de Maimon, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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Wolverhampton, England, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Just returned from 2 weeks with my fiance, It was a lovely place but we would not return, mostly because of the food. We barely ate when we were there other than fruit ( you can't go wrong with fruit ) everything was the same every day and didn't taste very nice at all, I kind of dreaded going up... More

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wales
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

arrived on the 8th sept 2014 it isnt what u wud expt it really needs updating in fact im shocked to the fact it as the name of a riu it is out in middle of no where food was ok fish chicken burger salad pizza but same thing every day and nite the do evening shows which r micheal... More

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Rugeley, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just got back from the Merengue, it wasn't what I expected, the staff are absolutely brilliant, the hotel is clean, but very tired it's needs a make over, it stated it was a 4 star, it isn't, the food gets a little repetitive but most places do. The entertainment is so funny. We nicknamed the rep Tigger she is so... More

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suffolk
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is clean and majority of the staff are friendly and helpful and had no problems with the food. My main bone of contention is that at weekends the locals use the hotel bringing a lot of children. I have step kids and grand daughters and love spending time with them but choose to go at a time of... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I booked a two weeks vacation for myself and my father. It all started so well. The Sunwing rep was very helpful in getting us great seats on the flight and for booking our 2 rooms. The problem is that when we got to the hotel it was nothing like the pictures we had seen. The staff at the hotel... More

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We've just come back from 2 weeks in paradise at the Riu Merengue. I had been told that the Caribbean was beautiful and this hotel definitely emphasised it. We arrived on Monday the 8th of September and were greeted by friendly staff who offered us a refreshing drink. Check in took about 2 minutes and we were shown to our... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just came back from a two week honeymoon and we loved it. The staff are friendly and helpful the gardens and the grounds are so well maintained and as a result it looks amazing. The room was fine, Really clean (like the whole hotel) i read on here that they look dated but I'd call it Caribbean chic lol. The... More

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Stevenage, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I have just returned from a two week holiday here, so we went in September. It was a good price so we booked it quite quickly. However we had read some negative reviews about there being too many locals at the hotel which my boyfriend was worried about. I was worried about the sea being cold as... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have just returned from 2 weeks at the Merengue. Very mixed feelings about our holiday! We joined family members in their 2nd week which was lovely and made the holiday fabulous, sadly the hotel had several negative points. The rooms were just about 4 star with a very noisy fan and air-con. The bathroom was rather tatty with cracked windows... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I stayed here for just came back from two weeks here and we absolutely enjoyed our stay here. We arrived to be met with a refreshing glass of juice, check in took all of a few minutes, our bags were taken from us by the porter and we were showed to our room. The room is itself... More

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Additional Information about ClubHotel Riu Merengue

Address: Bahia de Maimon, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Puerto Plata Province > Puerto Plata
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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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