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ClubHotel Riu Merengue, Puerto Plata

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ClubHotel Riu Merengue Overview

ClubHotel Riu Merengue lies between the mountains and is surrounded by lush tropical vegetation, on the wonderful Bay of Maimon directly beside the beach on the north coast. The nearest airport is some 25km from the hotel and the centre of Puerto Plata is 9km away. Links to the public transport network are to be found just 300m away.

The comfortable rooms each come with an en suite bathroom with hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, a minibar/ fridge, centrally controlled air conditioning and a hire safe. Each room additionally features a balcony or terrace and the larger suites are equipped with a hairdryer and bidet. In addition, they come with a lounge with a further TV set and are located on the seaward facing side of the hotel.

There is a swimming pool with a separate children's pool and a sun terrace with sun loungers and parasols laid out ready for use. Leisure options on offer at no extra charge include 3 floodlit tennis courts, a gym, gymnastics, table tennis, billiards, beach volleyball, windsurfing, body boarding, sailing, kayaking, water ball as well as taster diving courses (conducted in the pool). A seasonal entertainment programme provides variation and, on payment of an additional fee, guests may try out water skiing, banana boating, jet skiing and fishing. Furthermore, there is a dive school and a massage service. The nearest golf course is some 15 km away. Live music, shows and RIU entertainment events are on offer in the evenings. A water sports centre and a beach bar lie in the neighbouring bay, about 500 m away.

In the mornings, guests are offered the choice between a rich breakfast buffet or a continental breakfast (until 10 am). At lunchtimes, it is possible to select hot and cold dishes from a buffet or to enjoy some dishes or snacks prepared in the restaurant. The evening meal comes in the form of a buffet. Guests have the choice between Mediterranean, Dominican and Mexican cuisine although a reservation must be made in advance.

Our customers think this is great for...

Good for singles


Good for shopping


Family friendly


Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
  • Beauty services
  • Business services
  • Check-in time starts 3:00 PM
  • Check-out by 1:00 PM
  • Children's club
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Concierge services
  • Currency exchange
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Fitness facilities
  • Free breakfast
  • Free guest parking
  • Free parking on site
  • Full-service spa
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Medical assistance available
  • Multilingual staff
  • Nightclub
  • Number of floors 2
  • Patio
  • Pets not allowed
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant(s) in hotel
  • Sauna
  • Security guard
  • Self-parking
  • Shopping on site
  • Spa on site
  • Supervised childcare/activities
  • Swimming pool - children's
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tennis on site
  • Total number of rooms 1007
  • Tour assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Wireless (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Beach view
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Cable television service
  • Ceiling fan
  • Climate control
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Courtyard view
  • Cribs/infant beds available on request
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Extra towels/bedding
  • Fireplace
  • Garden view
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Minibar
  • Ocean view
  • Partial ocean view
  • Phone
  • Pool view
  • Premium television channel(s)
  • Private bathroom
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway beds available on request
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Smoking permitted
  • Television
  • Wake-up calls
  • Window opens

Customer Reviews

8/10 Great Based on 1 Customer Reviews

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8/10 Great

26 October 2015

All round quality for the price

I had a great stay here, the food is great lots of options and you can use all three hotels so you don't get board of he scenery.

The best thing about my stay was...

I loved the poolside bar great service

Additional information

The ClubHotel Riu Merengue was previously known as Riu Merengue.

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