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ClubHotel Riu Merengue

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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday

I visited Riu Merengue from Feb 9 – 16 with my cousin. Here is my overall take on the resort: Check in – we arrived at the hotel earlier (around noon) than what was the advertised check-in time (3 pm). To our surprise, our room...More

Thank SenoritaCanada
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

AIRLINE TUI's dreamliner was comfortable and relaxing to travel on, plane meals were responsible and you get 2 x complimentary drinks throughout the journey,  takes roughly 8.5hrs to fly there and 7.5hrs to get back. Everyone has their own TV screen with good selection of...More

Thank patrick160911
Reviewed yesterday

Unfortunately all three Riu resorts here, Merengue Garden, Merengue Village (formerly Mambo), and Bachata, have been sold to Senator who take possession April 30, 2018. During this transitional time neither owner wants to take responsibility for the upkeep, services or facilities. In the Merengue, one...More

Thank Fellowtraveller63
Reviewed yesterday

We had a great time at the Rui. Whenever we needed something the staff was quite accommodating and helpful. The rooms were quite musty smelling but in such a tropical environment that is what you should ask. We febreezed and that worked quite well to...More

1  Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed yesterday

The hotel was lovely and the food amazing, the staff friendly and polite. I had only one small complaint which took them two days to deal with, a couple smoking a shisha pipe in the children's pool, very inappropriate. My big complaint, My daughters phone...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Beachfront
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Tennis Court
Outdoor pool
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Price range
$96 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Spa Hotel in Puerto Plata
#11 Top resorts Hotel in Puerto Plata
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Plata
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$96 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Spa Hotel in Puerto Plata
#11 Top resorts Hotel in Puerto Plata
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Plata
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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elsadurant
February 19, 2018|
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Response from jodieannmcdonald | Reviewed this property |
We had the same result. We will never go back to ANY Riu hotels!
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zelle y
February 17, 2018|
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Response from Debbie H | Reviewed this property |
1. The pools close at 6pm. there are nightly shows that end around 1030-11. there is a disco on site but you have to pay for drinks. There are a few bars that are pretty crowded. Smoking us permitted everywhere except in... More
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Travis C
February 17, 2018|
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Response from Debbie H | Reviewed this property |
We were given vague directions to our villa, and no one assisted us there. The walkways are confusing so insist that someone give you a map. (the maps help a little but still aren't the greatest) I helped show an elderly... More
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Room Tips
"Suites are best but rooms in the Garden are lovely, too. In the Village some are being painted as they are..."
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"We loved our ocean front room. Well worth the $60.00 per person extra. Did not find it noisy. Loved our patio."
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"facing the beach"
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"Try and get a room near the reception or it can be quite a walk at meal times"
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