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Hotel Merengue

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Avenida Alemania, El Cortecito, Bavaro, Punta Cana 23000, Dominican Republic
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Ranked #4 of 6 Bavaro B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014
Emile R Summerville, South Carolina
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hoboken, Nj
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10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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170 reviews 170 reviews
48 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

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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Nanaimo, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 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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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights before attending a wedding at the Hard Rock. The hotel was very beautiful and a tranquil setting with a nice pool. The restaurant was great and thoroughly enjoyed the chef who would sing to us at breakfast. Our second day we were leaving early for a tour and he actually made breakfast for us... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

We stayed a week on vacation at this hotel. After a 14 hour flight we arrived at 3 am they made us sleep in a room that was not even ours, even though we had paid a deposit, they believed that we would arrive in the morning even though we had already been warned. the next day they made us... More 

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Santo Domingo
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

The hotel has very beautiful facilitys, I felt that I was in a high-class hotel, the rooms are comfortable with large beds, the bathroom was in very good condition, all nicely decorated. The location is very good as it is close to supermarkets, Restaurants and the fabulous beach of Bavaro. The hotel has shuttle service to the beach, the breakfast... More 

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St. Catharines, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

This is a nice hotel with well decoration and nice staff. good service. breakfast inclusive. The rooms are spacious and I would guess that almost every room same. specially loved the decoration and service....

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Wavre, Belgium
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We finished our 5 weeks trip all around Dominican Republic with a 3-night stay in Punta Cana at Hotel Merengue. Reasonable price, very comfortable room with excellent beds, airco. Beautiful and clean swimming pool, across the street of excellent restaurants and shops. Very good chef, the service in the restaurant was a bit slow but all the staff is very... More 

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Address: Avenida Alemania, El Cortecito, Bavaro, Punta Cana 23000, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana > Bavaro
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Merengue 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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