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Bedford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

2nd time here with Thomson & it was as great as last year Some of the entertainment team and staff were the same as last year and they remembered us our main waiter Adolfo saved us a table every night it was even saved when he wasn't working You do not have to get to restaurant at 7 am to... More 

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2 Thank Shelley R
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Hotel is nice except the fact the vent in the pool was broke so we swam with drowned wasps for the whole 2 week. Staff and entertainment were brilliant, loads of games and activities for everyone to get involved in. Food was hit and miss most days but it was edible. The only reason why I'm giving it 3 marks... More 

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Thank Anysa P
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice place staff friendly but food is same all the time it don't change you can go to stake house but you have to get there for 6 to half 6 or you won't get in as you don't have to book on a weekend's is very busy with the locals and it's very noisy so I would say... More 

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wales
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we started off the holiday in style on the Thompson dream liner where we were sufficiently fed and watered. we got to the hotel to be greeted by lovely friendly staff we were also given a glass of juice which was fab as it was hot. check in was quick and easy and there were also bell boys to take... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Prior to booking our holiday we read the reviews which were mixed but we liked the pictures & landscape of hotel & got a really cheap deal. So we thought you get what you pay for, as long as it's clean & food was good we were happy. Then once we booked the reviews got worse, we thought OMG what... More 

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7 Thank beckylee72
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided to go to this hotel for our honeymoon. I'll start with the biggest complaint first 1. We went to check our of our rooms to depart and they said we owed $40 in telephone calls. When we arrived said we had free wifi and phone call. (Note: wifi is not In rooms only in lobby area.) We refused... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Flight From Manchester on the Dreamliner 8.5 hours, fed watered and cared for. Arrival At the airport take your own cases to the transport unless you are prepared to tip, they will tell you what their tip is once they have taken it for you - if you can do it yourself do it yourself Transport Takes about 40 mins... More 

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6 Thank Shattereddotcom
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. We welcome all constructive criticism, as it helps us to improve in the future. First of all we would like to apologise that you did not feel comfortable in your room. Since the wellbeing of our guests is our number one priority we can assure you that... More 

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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed 11 days at RIU Merengue. Good hotel; food was not my thing but ok, little variety. Entertainment poor, they took little part in their activities. Staff was friendly (even few favorites 😉). Rooms aren't brand new but clean. Good and not too expensive place to stay. You can go RIU Bachata (they have a bar in the pool).... More 

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Thank Vanessa M
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my 3rd time at this hotel.last time was in 2007.i won't be returning I think the hotel has gone down hill.the bad points was the food,very repetitive every day,and lots of flys on the cakes which put me off eating them.my suggestion is that they cover them up with nets,the main restraunt.was closed for lunch which was a... More 

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1 Thank Kat M
RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at ClubHotel Riu Merengue, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for choosing RIU Hotels and Resorts once again for your vacation. We are very disappointed to find that this time your experience did not live up to what you usually expect from us. We strive to maintain consistent levels of quality in our hotels throughout the years. We are sorry to hear you did not enjoy... More 

suffolk
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good points: Helpful, friendly staff, clean hotel, pool area and gardens. Bad points: Food very repetitive, restaurant shut at lunchtime (so snack bar or sister hotel Bachata), Mould in bathroom as no ventilation system. Air condition made us so ill that we were both put on steroids when we got home. Cock-roaches were often spotted in the passage way but... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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: $102 - $212 (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
Hotel Style:
#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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