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ClubHotel Riu Merengue

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  • Excellent38%
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  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Non-Smoking Rooms
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 December 2012

Just returned from a great fortnight at the Riu Merengue. On arrival our check in was very efficient. Welcome drink greatly appreciated The rooms are fairly basic but spotlessly clean & comfortable.There where balloons put in the room to decorate it for my 11 year...More

12  Thank Dizzy123_12
Reviewed 29 November 2012

My boyfriend and I stayed @ the Riu Merengue from Nov 21st-Nov 27th, 2012. I must say, most of the poor reviews are true:( Not sure how people rated this hotel a 5/5. To start, our check-in was quick and everyone was very nice through-out...More

6  Thank rlevin84
Reviewed 28 November 2012

Returned from the Riu Merengue on Monday after a two week stay and I have to say I was very impressed. Check in was very smooth and we received our all inclusive bands on the bus, keys were waiting for us and our bag were...More

8  Thank Dave-L12345
Reviewed 28 November 2012

Actually I'm here now as I write this review. Staying from November 23rd - November 30th. Staying with 5 other friends in 3 rooms. The checkin was smooth and had no issues with the staff or the service. People here are very friendly. The unfortunate...More

3  Thank LyleAin
Reviewed 27 November 2012

we have just returned from 2 wk at the merangue, very quick check in, wristbands put on as you got on the coach at the airport, on arrival at hotel your room keys towel cards etc in a envelope ready to be handed to you...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Beachfront
Fitness Centre 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
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Tennis Court
Outdoor pool
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Price range
USD 89 - USD 242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Best Value Hotel in Puerto Plata
#8 Spa Hotel in Puerto Plata
#13 Top resorts Hotel in Puerto Plata
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Plata
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
USD 89 - USD 242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Best Value Hotel in Puerto Plata
#8 Spa Hotel in Puerto Plata
#13 Top resorts Hotel in Puerto Plata
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Plata
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
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Jean-Philippe C
20 April 2018|
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Response from Cruisegiz | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jean. When I was there mixture of all. Singles, couples and families. Since I am older I didn't go to the disco. Afternoon by main pool lots of activities to participate or watch. Have fun
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mimi2020
9 April 2018|
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Response from Rick Bev A | Reviewed this property |
Another spot to shop is the "market" area over on the right hand (east) end of the beach. This is not on the Rui property, but the locals are easy to deal with and we did not feel and danger going over there. We did not go... More
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mimi2020
8 April 2018|
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Response from Rick Bev A | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can snorkel from the beach, we saw this mostly at the east end off the Merengue beach. We did hear it was anywhere from 3ft to 12ft deep and there was a lot of urchins (white and black) , we were also told footand... More
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"at any location rooms are old and very noisy at night"
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"Parial oceanview.....The balcony overlooked a thatched wall of the restaurant with a neck bending peek of the..."
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"We upgraded to a seaside room on the bottom floor (1061). It was close to everything."
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"we were close the the laundery and it was loud. Ask to be further away from the laundry."
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