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ClubHotel Riu Merengue

3.5 of 5 Bahia de Maimon, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
33 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2011

Recently got back from this hotel and had a great time. Everything was fantastic from the staff to the food. We did find the food to be samey by the end of the holiday but to be fair we didnt try either of the a la cartes so could have had something different had we of wanted to. We thought... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2011 via mobile

We got back Saturday 15th October, fantastic. They go out of their way to make you feel welcome and part of their family. Food and drink are a plenty. And of a good quality, the rooms are a little dated, but meet your requirement after all you only use it to sleep?? The animation team work tirelessly and where they... More

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west midlands
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2011

Just returned from a weeks holiday at the riu merengue, and a week was not enough cannot find fault at all everyone so helpfull and friendly,hotel spotless, food something . . for everyone whatever your choice, animation team were great so friendly and funny. first time to dominican but will definately go back We have been all over Mexico, cuba,india... More

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glasgow
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2011

My Husband and I were at Riu Merengue for 2 weeks from 10/09/2011. We had a fantastic time. This is our 2nd time at this complex. 1st time we stayed in Mambo. The reason I did not mark this a 5 star is that I didn't like the Merengue pool, We used the Mambo or Bachata. Also I felt the... More

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scotland
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2011

Just returned from 2 weeks spent at this hotel. had a very relaxing fortnight. hotel is great, beach lovely. there are 3 hotels but only 2 were open but you could still use the pool and pool bar at the mambo even though it was closed. we spent most of our time along at the mambo end of the beach... More

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Stranraer, United Kingdom
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2011

Just arrived back from a 2 week holiday with my fiancee (09/10/11) great experience from booking it with Emma at Firstchoice Ayr Scotland till we arrived back home. We were at Bachata last year and although it was a good holiday we think the Merengue was much better,Staff really friendly from the housemaids to the gardeners. Yes the only fault... More

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Shropshire
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2011

On arrival great views etc, once getting to the rooms it was a disappointment as it didnt look anything like the pictures that First Choice showed us. Food was the same all night every night. On the up side bar and resturant staff lovely and chatty and most spoke fluent English. Daytime entertainment was okay - 10am dance on the... More

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Derbyshire
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2011

We have just returned from 2weeks at this hotel, beautiful location in carefully maintained palm fringed gardens. The hotel I would personally rate as a reasonable 4* however the staff I would rate 5*+, they make this place! Their cheerfulness, friendliness and boundless energy combined with efforts to please the guests makes for a comfortable and pleasant stay. We had... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2011

Just got back it is fantastic for the money paid, booked with Thomson, food great, sea warm, pools warm and clean, staff carn't do enough for you, rooms clean, ask for room 1026 beach view, take your bug spray. Night entertainment not up to much, coctails great, Disco ok, but you have to buy your drinks. Locals come at the... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2011

Okay, this is long, but you want to know about Riu Merengue?? I stayed at the Riu Merengue from September 10th-24th, and I would definitely go back in a heartbeat!! As a female holidaying on my own, I was somewhat concerned that I may be bored, or feel 'unwelcome' by families or couples that would be staying in the same... More

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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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Club Hotel Riu Merengue
Clubhotel Riu Merengue Puerto Plata
Riu Merengue Dominican Republic
Riu Merengue Puerto Plata
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