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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Travelled with my three young children, overall I would say hotel is good no way a 5 star I would say its just about a four star. Food does come repetitive but there's so much choice from day 1 that there is always something to eat. They do different themed evenings in the week in the main restaurant so there... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for my anniversary and the place is stunning. Service is brilliant food is excellent and entertainment staff are great. Loved having spirits on tap in the room lole a bar lol that are free and get topped up lol....some.of the storms at sea u can sea from the beach at night wow. Go to this place it's great. Only... More 

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Lodi, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Please save your money. Go to the many other beautiful resorts in the local area. The reception area is chaotic, responses are vague, your requests are ignored, and the sheer number of people in the resort is incredible. On a positive note, the food was amazing.

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RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at ClubHotel Riu Merengue, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to give us such an honest and detailed feedback. We always welcome feedback from our customers, since it gives us the opportunity to make appropriate improvements and changes where necessary. Regarding the issue of our reception, we are committed to give all our clients a warm welcome from the moment they arrive... More 

Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at Riu Bacchatta for 2 weeks just at the start of the local holidays. At the Merengue the sheer volume of people had to be seen to be believed. If you are looking for a relaxing break then don't book the Merengue, often advertised at a lower price - false economy!! The Bacchata is much more civilised in the... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Riu Merengue shares the property with it's sister resort, Riu Bachata - that gives you double the choices, double the opportunities. Both a great beaches, swimming pools and above average, but not really great restaurants (I'll admit to being spoiled by the food quality of a cruise ship). Not far out of town, so day trips are easily doable. Accomodation... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent one amazing week at Riu Merengue last September (2015). Great weather, beach, staff and food! This is a place you should visit! We had a blast and couldn't ask for more. We went for two lunches at Riu Bachata, and we didn't find any difference, so if you have to choose between the both you could go for... More 

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Shaftsbury, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our annual family trip - 11 family members with 5 children !!! The grounds were beautiful- very natural setting / beach beautiful & well attended to! Check-in was a breeze !! Rooms somewhat small- but who spends time in their room when they are in Paradise !! if traveling from the USA- you'll need an adapter for your... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Aware of the negative reviews regarding locals but never had a problem here. Food, drinks and service always excellent and the setting and location is beautiful. Yes it did get a bit busy at weekends with the influx of locals but we found it just added to the atmosphere and experience. Will be back.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé booked this trip for me as a suprise, hotel itself is nice grounds are beautiful staff never stop working!!! Food is ok we only stayed for a week and it was really repetitive I couldn't of coped with 2 weeks especially as there's nowhere else to go. Animation team were amazing really hard working overall a really good... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow lovely hotel great room nice food lovely weather but nothing to do lovely if you just want to drink all day and night trips where rubbish for the money you pay would I go back nooooooo just because we like to go out at night here you can't just a hotel holiday if you like hotel holidays then you... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Located on the beach in Maimon Bay * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * Located in the Riu Resort, near ClubHotels Riu Bachata and Riu Mambo * Main building and 1-story bungalow complex * Surrounded by 15,000 m2 / 18,000 sq. yards of tropical gardens * 9 km / 5.5 miles from Puerto Plata * 150 m / 495 ft. from Caribbean Street * 25 km / 15.5 miles from Puerto Plata Intl. Airport * 300 m / 990 ft. from a bus stop * Credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Diners ... more   less 

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: $95 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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
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#4 Best Value Hotel in Puerto Plata
#5 Spa Hotel in Puerto Plata
#10 Top resorts Hotel in Puerto Plata
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Plata
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