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ClubHotel Riu Merengue

06/13/2017 06/14/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Just returned from 2 weeks at Riu Merengue. I must admit to being nervous about going having read previous reviews before going but I needn't have worried. Yes the rooms are a little dated but no more so than the rooms at Riu Karamboa in Cape Verde. The hotel and apartments cover a fairly large area but being right on...

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

First of all my wife and i booked this holiday last year with thomson holidays after hearing some good reports and bad but decided to go ourselves to find out.After we arrived at the merengue with our rep he told us what to do, after a quick check in we were allocated our room which was a two minute walk...

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Thank shazandpauld
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had a great time. Stayed in the Garden property. Room was nice, food was good, along with the service. Nightly shows were entertaining. Pool bar at Bachata was fun. Only negative was having to pay for drinks at the disco, so we never went back after first night.

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Immingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just spent 2 weeks here and will try and give an objective review. Check in was easy and then had the task of finding our room, took a while but got there in the end and the cases arrived shortly afterwards. The room was large with a huge bed, mini bar, safe, hair dryer, umbrella, bath and shower. There was...

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Toronto
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

My bestie and I went to this resort april 18th to 24th . We had a great room ..fairly small but was fine .. The staff were amazing ...from the maid to the lobby staff as well as the wait staff ..no complaints at all . The food was so good always something great to eat ..yum We had a...

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Thank codycobourg
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Food is good and employees are very helpful. I don't have any complaints with the rooms. They are clean on a daily basis. I feel satisfied with everything. You have available massages and the price of these massages are low.

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Brno, Czech Republic
Reviewed 1 week ago

I´m just back from my 2nd stay at Riu Merengue. We spend 2 great weeks there. 1. Reception. We arrived in Puerto Plata in the evening. Transport to the hotel took about 50 minut by bus. Check-in was fast, we got our all inclusive bracelets and envelope with room and safe-key and towel cards. They carry luggage to the room...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Am staying at the hotel now for two weeks and less than half way through. Firstly, I got this holiday really cheap so shouldn't expect the earth - let's be realistic!! If you are considering booking this hotel my first thought is - can you not find somewhere else for roughly the same price? Having been here for a few...

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3Thank Travel S
RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at ClubHotel Riu Merengue, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for choosing RIU Hotels and Resorts and taking time to give us your feedback As gastronomy has always been a very important part of the hotel industry for RIU, we attach great importance to the freshness and quality of the individual products. We regret that we failed up your expectations but we do hope you will...

Calgary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If there was a 0 star I would of picked that I have stayed at over 8 Riu hotels worldwide and I have never ever seen a place like this one and can not believe they would add there name to it. I have contacted Riu with my concerns and I am still waiting for there replies. We landed and...

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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 and for sharing your experience with us. As a global brand, we strive to maintain consistent levels of quality in all our hotels. First of all we regret to read that you were not satisfied with the room facilities and amenities and that you experienced...

New Germany, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a bit unsure what we would be getting when we booked. If you believe the reviews then you would second guess. However my wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our two weeks at Riu Merengue. We were in the Garden section, the area was quite, clean and friendly service. The reception was the best I have seen to date....

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Minibar
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  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The ClubHotel Riu Merengue (All Inclusive 24h) is located in Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic, and is surrounded by impressive views of the mountains and a lush, natural environment. This is the perfect setting for unforgettable holidays. The ClubHotel offers all facilities you could need for relaxing holidays away from the hustle and bustle of the city. You’ll find a fresh water swimming pool, a solarium terrace, a gym and the Renova Spa wellness centre with a range of different treatments and massages as well as a sauna. In the Dominican Republic you can find a wide range of international cuisine, but if you want to make the most of your time in this marvellous destination by sampling Dominican cuisine, delicious in both taste and colour, you can enjoy a wide variety of flavours and aromas, as Dominican dishes mainly consist of fruit and vegetables. In the buffet restaurant or themed restaurant you’ll find an endless range of dishes and recipes prepared by our chefs every day. The hotel shares its facilities with the hotel complexes of the ClubHotel Riu Bachata. You’ll enjoy access to the entertainment programme and activities thanks to the acclaimed All Inclusive system. Whether you’re travelling as a family, couple or with friends, you’ll find a wide variety of activities to keep you entertained all day long.. There are areas for enjoying tennis, table tennis, windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, bodyboarding, snorkelling, golf, volleyball, swimming and much more. Your children can also enjoy crafts, activities and dancing together with other kids in the RiuLand programme. ... 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: $96 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — ClubHotel Riu Merengue 3.5*
Number of rooms: 998
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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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#5 Spa Hotel in Puerto Plata
#12 Top resorts Hotel in Puerto Plata
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Plata
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“on the beach front”
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“Stay somewhere else”
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“We liked the Garden section with a room on the second floor.”
artjensen2017, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“The Garden view rooms are in a quieter area especially the ones toward the rear of the property.”
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“close to beach”
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