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ClubHotel Riu Merengue

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    4 of 5 stars
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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

I went to riu merengue during my marc break this year 2012. It was my second time in the south and i was actually looking to go to punta cana but all ''good'' hotels were sold out so we had no choice but to go to puerto plata. we were a group of 9 university kids aged between 20 and... More 

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Hfx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

We first visited the Riu Merengue in March 2007 and went back in March 2012. We loved it the first time and loved it even more the second time. We flew with Sunwing. The service was not great on the way to the D.R. but excellent on the way back. The resort is 40 minutes from the airport. My husband... More 

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St Helens, United Kingdom
2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

We have just got back from a 2 weeks stay at the Merengue ( 22nd march til 5th April), And We cannot Fault this hotel. From the minute we landed until the minute we left we were looked after, treated well and cannot say a bad word against any one or anything. Check in was super fast, we were greeted... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

So we just got back from a 1 week honeymoon in the mambo and this resort has many goods but also some bad too! Rooms: very clean and Maid left swans every day :) (we had to tip for it tho!) beds uncomfortable and rooms stuffy- think needed aircon needed fixing! We had to open the patio door every morning... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

We just got back April 5. This vacation was spectacular! The whole place is made up of Riu Mambo on one side, with Riu Merengue in the middle, and Riu Bachata on the other. All 3 resorts are joined together and only takes about 10 mins to walk from one end to the other. You can use ALL the amenities... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

This isn't my review of the hotel as I don't visit until July this year(can't wait). I am writing about certain BAD reviews that keep showing up mainly mentioning 'rats at the buffet' & 'Spiders in the room' I have noticed that it is the same user posting these reviews at steady intervals. Please take these with a pinch of... More 

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West Seneca, New York, United States
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

Just got back from a week's vacation at Riu Merenque and had a VERY VERY good time! We went from March 29-April 5th with another couple (all in our 40's). We were grateful we used SunWing. They were so well-organized! They greeted us right at the airport when our plane landed and transported us directly to our resort. They made... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

FLIGHT We used Sunwing, which is a charter service. They couldn't find our reservation, but after ten tense minutes had us on the manifest, and we were good to go. The seats are very tight quarters, but okay. The flight from Halifax was about 3 hours 45 minutes. The flight attendants and crew were very friendly and professional. We were... More 

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Edmundston, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

We went to the Mambo from March 28 to April 4. This resort is a complex of 3 Riu (Mambo ,Bachatta and Merrengue). You are allowed to eat breakfast and lunch at any of the 3 but supper has to be taken at your resort. Personally I preferred the Mambo. It is quiet, trees and plants are very mature and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2012

This is my third time going to D.R, second in Puerto Plata. I read all the reviews before going and really looked forward to this trip. However, when I got there, there were a few things I found lacking. The ride from the Airport, via the airport transfer, was actually not bad, we just had to wait about 10-15 mins... More 

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