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ClubHotel Riu Merengue

3.5 of 5 Bahia de Maimon, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
304 helpful votes 304 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to this hotel 3 times and will never return, we had cockroaches in our room every day even after speaking to the hotel and our rep but nothing done apart from being given a can of spray. The food was cold most of the time and they catered more for the German guests than others because they stay... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my boyfriend have just returned from a 2 week stay at the riu merengue. After reading reviews i was a bit worried about staying here, but i can honestly say it was fab and cannot pick fault at all. I would say do as many excursions as possible to get you out and about (if that's your thing)... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Riu merengue is one of those hotels that surpassed my expectations it was a wonderful place to kick back and relax the food and staff were all first class the entertainment enthusiastic. I thoroughly enjoyed and reccomend this hotel to all

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely clean complex with good facilities, the range of pools is great and we tended to go to the pool in the village hotel as it was quiet( no animation team). The food was ok with a good variety as were the drinks. The evening entertainment was a bit hit and miss, and the compere and animation team spent... More 

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading the reviews we didn't have high expectations for Riu at all. We were definately plesantly surprised. Check in was quick and easy, with drinks provided and the luggage being brought to our room.The rooms are clean, spacious and have everything you could want considering the amount of time to be spent there. For the amount we paid, we... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have Holidayed at this resort 5 times over the past 12 years both as couples with friends and family vacations, I have recommended this hotel to friends and historically everyone of them have returned. On every occasion I can only say that the service has been second to none, The Hotel and ground were a wonderful place to spend... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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66 reviews 66 reviews
5 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great place for entertainment and many things to do. I like that there are three hotels next to each other and you can go to all for the pool, breakfast and lunch, Beautiful beach, Great and breath taking views and surroundings, Next to many mountains, can go exploring.. I enjoyed the food was really good and a... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We stayed at Christmas last year, lovely resort on beautiful well kept beaches. It is away from anywhere else but Plenty of variety in food and five different restaurants you an go to for a change of scene. There is entertainment which you can avoid if you want to, We are returning this year so I suppose that is the... More 

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middlesbrough england
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Had an amazing holiday, restful and peaceful just what we needed after a busy year, that is until the weekend when what seemed to be hundreds of locals arrived. I was dozing on the sunbed rudely awakened by dozens of people, jumping into the pool, and all shouting at once .....bedlam however that is my only complaint rooms were lovely... More 

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1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Me and my girlfriend went on the 3rd and got back the 18th and I read a few comments on here and was kind of in two minds as it was my first holiday with my girlfriend so wanted it to be perfect!! And I'm not going to lie there was one issue but that can be sorted and it... More 

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  • Bar staff(26)
  • Animation Team(21)
  • Very good(19)
  • Great time(13)
  • Paradise Island(10)
  • Cheeky Monkey(10)
  • Evening entertainment(9)
  • Air conditioning(8)
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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
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Puerto Plata
#6 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Plata
#8 Top resorts Hotel in Puerto Plata
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Plata

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