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Hotel Merengue

Avenida Alemania, El Cortecito, Bavaro, Punta Cana 23000, Dominican Republic
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This hotel has excellent location but alas the rooms disappoint... THERE WAS A COCKROACH in my room and the hotel didnt have insecticide to spray it. I was sent to a room that was unprepared and filthy. The internet is patchy and unreliable. To cap things off, I paid cash, and when I was ready to leave, there was no... More 

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Gulf Breeze, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

My brother lives in Bavaro, and the Hotel Merengue is an easy walk. This hotel could be sooo much better with more consistency and attention to detail. The grounds and pool area are lovely. The breakfast WAS basic, but certainly substantial, and the chef was lovely and does sing.. When we arrived, I was almost dehydrated so had a bottle... More 

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Gaucin, Spain
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17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The pool area and gardens were pretty; the hotel was nearby other restaurants and bars, and a short walk to the beach. The staff were pleasant. The first room we were shown to was on the ground floor; despite asking for twin beds we were given a small double. The room was dark and rather dingy. We changed rooms to... More 

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cold and dreary upstate NY
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Manicured grounds with a very pretty pool area. Breakfast included in the price and it's great. Hotel is not on the beach, but a golf cart and friendly driver Tomas are available to get you there. Good restaurants and a gift shop across the street. Comfortable room with a tiny balcon. Poor lighting in the bathroom is my only complaint.

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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56 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This is one of the experiences where I an glad to have booked through booking.com, Hotel was aweful and with one call I was relocated to a much better option nearby, the MT hotel. This Merengue Hotel is aweful in any possible way, horrible service, blood stained sheets in the bed, A/AC works poorly and they don't even have a... More 

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Hoboken, Nj
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I would stay away from this place for one simple reason – the hotel staff. From what I could tell after staying there for two weeks and speaking with one of the employees who does not engage in corruption, the front desk tries to convince hotel guests into taking the tours they offer and the pitch is always the same... More 

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Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
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121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The Merengue Hotel is away from the beach, a budget Hotel with a nice pool and restaurant area. We came here at the end of a two week bike tour for a night before our flight home. We got an "upgrade to a "2 bedroom suite". The rooms were right at the street, across from several pubs wih loud music... More 

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Summerville, South Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We're on an 8 day trip here in The Dominican Republic and we're bouncing around hotels. We're staying at a couple of all inclusives and a few regular hotels. The Hotel Merengue is an economical hotel with Queen rooms and included breakfast! Nice pool with swim up bar. The staff is pleasant but are stuck working for an owner that... More 

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Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

I stayed with my boyftiend because we were going to a concert. It is perfect for overnight stay. When we arrived, there was a jam in the reception. They weren't organized. It was kind of a mess. The manager wanted to be efficient but it turned out to be like crazy service. It's not all inclusive, you have to pay... More 

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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Though this is a new hotel so the rooms and grounds are very nice the enjoyment ended there for us. We stayed for 3 nights and found the staff to range from indifferent to downright rude. We once waited at the front desk while the door to the back office was closed for 15 minutes and we could clearly hear... More 

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