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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The pool was good, and the staff ae friendly. The food was good and the price was just right. a bit off the beaten path not to close to the airport. All in all a decent place to stay it seemed family oriented too.

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Merengue 8/9-8/16/16. Beautiful setting and entertainment was good. It is a comfortable, safe, affordable place to holiday. However, we would say it’s a four star not a five star. The drinks and service from the staff were good. Food does become repetitive. They do different themed evenings in the week in the main restaurant so there... More 

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4 Thank Kim A
Bolton, Canada
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Travelled here with my wife and son. Big spacious hotel with normal size rooms. The food was excellent with different choices every night. Don't try a churro for breakfast. You will be hooked like us, "smile" The beach was awesome. As was the pool. I would highly recommend this place to all families

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3 Thank Tony M
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at the Merengue 8/9-8/15/16 with 4 children. The cons: cockroach infestation in the rooms, packed with locals on the weekends, dirty, boring pool and terrible food. The pros: beautiful setting, entertainment was good and everything was excellent at the Bachata. Very hard to get a good night sleep after having cockroaches in your bed even after they sprayed. We... More 

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Phillipsburg, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Riu Merengue on a family vacation to the Dominican Republic. Arrived 8/11/16 which I enjoyed the beach and nice water activities. After the night show and a night at the disco we decided it was time to get to bed. When about to lay down my husband see a cockroach. I thought it was him joking until we moved... More 

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

Dear guest, We would like to thank you for choosing RIU Hotels and Resorts for your holidays and for taking the time to give us your feedback. Due to the warm weather and the location of our resort, which is surrounded by vegetation, it is possible that insects can enter our facilities. We work hard to keep them under control,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was really good. I constantly visit riu merengue and riu bachata. They are great. The food is amazing. They have a lot of different variation of food. The rooms are nice the staff is great. I really recommend it.

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Beauharnois, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was gonna write a long review in details of the hotel and I just realised that everything had been said, Very nice hotel when there are few locals around, but very bad choice when locals are swarming the place. That been said, we were invaded by locals during our stay end of July and beginning of August 2016. That... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This resort is more quiet, not much excitement here. The food is good,and the shows at night are oka. The animation crew is nice but that is about it. I found it overall a bit boring and couldn't help but to feel judged buy some of the people at this resort. The staff caters to certain groups of people, which... More 

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

Dear guest, Thank you very much for choosing our resort for your vacations and for taking the time to write a comment about your stay. We regret that your stay at our hotel did not fulfil your conception in general. Our policy is to make every attempt to please and keep our guests content. Our entertainment team always tries to... More 

Ontario
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So many people warn you about the weekends. I have been to this resort more than a dozen times and in June '16 I witnessed what was like an invasion of locals. Dominicans are lovely people: friendly, open, willing to share, but when they go on vacation they come in very large groups and become noisy, pushy, rude and disrespectful.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In July 2016 I had my third experience in this hotel and, in the three times that I was there, they show me a very good service. Good drinks, good food and good service from the staff. I think they need get better in the night show and disco. But if you need a good hotel (cheap, quiet and, fun)...... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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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 57000, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Puerto Plata Province > Puerto Plata
Price Range: $90 - $206 (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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