• Riu Merengue


    Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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Riu Merengue

This 544 room resort is without a doubt one of the most outstanding and best selling resorts in Puerto Plata. Ideally set on two private bays, you will enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of surrounding hillsides, lush tropical gardens and countless palm trees. Guests keep coming back to this delightful hotel owned by RIU Hotels of Spain who are well known for their superior quality in design, attention to detail and exceptional service.

Location: On the beach, 15 min to Puerto Plata, 20 min to Playa Dorada, 45 min from the airport.

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    5 star? More like 3 star

    Stayed in the Clubhotel Riu Merengue for 2 weeks. I personally wouldn't class it as a 5 star hotel. The food variety was poor. Breakfast was so repetitive I decided that I would skip it on week 2... Read Full Review


    2016-09-27 - Reviewed By : JayleeBaylee - London, United Kingdom
    old and needy

    arived sep. 6/2016. greetednby sam desk staff as always.hotel needs a major upgrade.all they have done is to change to a 26 inch flatsceen t.v.and add old wicker furnitcher in rooms.air conditionind... Read Full Review


    2016-09-26 - Reviewed By : 373737 - hamilton
    Checked out off another hotel to go there.... that must say it all..!!!

    The RIU Merengue is one of my favourite vacation sites in the DR. We love the sun, relaxing, beer good as always, staff very friendly go out off there way to help you. This was my 5 th trip and some... Read Full Review


    2016-09-26 - Reviewed By : leo220 - Cockburn Town, Grand Turk

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Hotel Amenities

Facilities

  • Buffet restaurant
  • Dominican a la carte restaurant, dress code & reservations required
  • Pool bar
  • Bars
  • Mini-disco
  • 3 Swimming pools, including children's area
  • Tennis courts
  • Casino at RIU Bachata
  • Fitness centre
  • Scuba diving school
  • Watersports centre (fee)
  • WiFi in lobby (90 consecutive minutes per day)
  • Caribbean Street w/shops, games room, spa, beauty salon, internet room, pharmacy & cigar shop

Accommodations

Hotel Rooms include:
  • Two 3/4 beds
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Satellite TV
  • Mini-bar
  • Liquor dispensers
  • In-room safe
  • Full bathroom
  • Balcony
  • Max occupancy 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 kids
Suites include:
  • Similar to above w/separate living room, sofa, and coffee table & chairs. Limited availability.

All Inclusive Features

  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • All day & late night snacks
  • A la carte dining w/reservations
  • Unlimited Domestic drinks from 10am-2am
  • In-room mini-bar stocked w/soft drinks, water & beer, replenished regularly
  • In-room liquor dispensers regular replenished w/rum, whiskey & gin
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Sailing
  • Introductory scuba diving lesson in pool
  • Daytime tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Table tennis & darts
  • Pool table
  • Aerobics
  • Fitness centre
  • Daily activities
  • Nightly entertainment
  • Entrance to Disco (18+), drinks included
  • Entrance to Casino at RIU Bachata (drinks extra)

Kids Deals

Kids Deals - Kids 12 & under stay & eat free when sharing a Hotel Room only with 2 adults. Max 2 kids. Limited availability.

For the Kids - Kids 4-12 can enjoy supervised kid's activities daily from 10:30am-12:30 & 3pm-5:30pm and Mini-disco.

Bonus

Stay at 1, Plat at 2! - Guests receive full exchange privileges with RIU Mambo and RIU Bachata for breakfast & lunch, and day & evening access to all pools, bars and shows. Some restrictions apply.

Honeymoon Bonus - Surprise welcome gift in your room, King-size bed, Late check-out, and Complimentary upgrade to next available room class. Request at time of booking. Proof of marriage required. Subject to availability and subject to change.

Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

Extra Info

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.
 
Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.
 
Holy Week, leading up to Easter is a major holiday in the Dominican Republic. Beach and Watersports activities and Alcohol may not be available during this period and can be cancelled at any time.
 


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