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ClubHotel Riu Merengue

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

When reading the reviews I thought Dear lord what did i get myself into when arriving at the resort it was nothing that i had expected. The resort gave us a free upgrade to a suit which was awesome the food was okay nothing to special. we didn't try the stake house because we didn't want to line up at...

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2Thank Judy-Lynn S
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a really nice time at Riu. The food, activities and shows were fine. The staff was very courteous. It's very limited on King bed requests, wifi is in the lobby only. It is connected to Riu Gardens and Riu Bachata so when you go outside you have a variety of pools and beaches. There's also a private beach...

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1Thank Deirdre C
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We enjoyed this resort. If you are looking for a 5+ star this is not the resort for you. Rooms are older but clean and fridges are stocked. Staff are. Stu friendly. Resort is the biggest we have been to so be prepared to walk. Food was great, breakfast was the best. Pools, and entertainment were great.

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1Thank Sarah Trent B
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here over Easter with our 2 children. From arrival with cocktails and porters collecting your bags to leaving the service provided was excellent . The rooms are large, clean and bright, possibly a bit dated but you don't go on holiday to sit in your room. The restaurants had lots of choice though can be repetitive in the...

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2Thank hicklings2017
Waterford, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our second trip to the Riu Merengue and as before we really enjoyed it. We stayed in the garden section which was really nice as the shrubs were in full bloom. the room was well kept and clean. This area is pretty quiet at night being away from the pool and beach areas (about a 5 minute walk...

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1Thank rendav2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first night there I woke up to a few thousand ants crawling on me, the bed, nightstand, floor and closet!!! I went to the front desk and all they could offer me was a old blanket. The room smelt of mold, turns out the pillows were covered in black mold when you flipped them over!!! Yuck!! Food was gross...

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5Thank Julie S
RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at ClubHotel Riu Merengue, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback and for expressing your concerns. 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, since our grounds have extensive garden areas. We fumigate...

halifax
Reviewed 1 week ago

This review will seem a little choppy. I'm just going to write as I think of things. Check in - wow impressive - so organized - they had a table set up in the middle of the lobby where a couple of staff gave out envelopes containing your info, map, key (yes only 1 old fashioned key), and towel card...

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3Thank MommaHawk
Stoney Creek, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasantly surprised with hotel and location - what stands out is that this place is like 3 in one! There is the Merengue Village, then the Riu Merengue Club and lastly Riu Bachata. From either location it is easy to walk to any of these - there is a walkway connecting all three. 'we stayed at the Riu Merenge Club,...

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3Thank pepe545
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hi, 7 of us went in our party which consisted of a grandmother, two parents and four children ages 11, 9, 8 and 6 years. We read all the reviews before going, as we do before we go anywhere to get an idea. A mixed bag of reviews but we still went ahead and booked as they weren’t all dire!!...

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2Thank horseridingjojo
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked the Riu Merengue. I got the Riu Merengue Village (previously Riu Mambo). There were only a few differences. 1) The room was clean but much older. The air conditioning dripped and leaked every night on the floor. 2) The shower was again very clean, but very small. Hot water was in fairly short supply. The front desk staff...

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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 your feedback and for expressing your concerns. First of all, thank you for your kind words about our waiting staff and the selection of meals at the buffet. Our chefs always try to offer variety and quality in order to meet every guest´s expectations. On the other hand, we...

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  • Pool
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  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Minibar
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  • Public Wifi
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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
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Puerto Plata Province > Puerto Plata
Price Range: €89 - €145 (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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“The Garden view rooms are in a quieter area especially the ones toward the rear of the property.”
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