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The Bannister Hotel

Carretera Sanchez-Samana Km5, Santa Bárbara de Samaná, Dominican Republic
+1 809 503 6363


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Overall guest ratings

8.6/10 Excellent
Based on 133 reviews
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Review highlights

  • 10.0
  • 8.4
  • 5.4
  • 4.2

Good to know

  • Nice building
  • Great view
  • Very quiet


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    When you stay at The Bannister - Hotel & Yacht Club in Samana, you'll be on the waterfront and convenient to Whale Museum of Samana. This 4.5-star resort is within the vicinity of Samana Zipline and Marine Life Experience Cayo Levantado.


    Make yourself at home in one of the 31 air-conditioned rooms featuring kitchens with refrigerators and microwaves. Rooms have private furnished balconies. 32-inch LCD televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access keeps you connected. Conveniences include phones, as well as coffee/tea makers and complimentary bottled water.


    Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 2 outdoor swimming pools, outdoor tennis courts, and a health club. Additional features at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and an arcade/game room. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the area shuttle (surcharge) that operates within 5 km.


    Satisfy your appetite at one of the resort's 3 restaurants. While enjoying a refreshing dip in the resort pool, you can order your favorite drink at the poolside bar. A complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast is included.

    Business, Other Amenities

    Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. This resort has 2 meeting rooms available for events. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free valet parking is available onsite.

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    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Fitness centre
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Car hire
    • Concierge service
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beauty salon
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Safe
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Childrens programmes
    • Laundry facilities
    • Laundry service
    • No smoking
    • Kitchen/Kitchenette
    • Free Internet
    • Pets not allowed
    • Free parking
    • Storage available
    • Free valet parking
    • Wedding services
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    Based on 133 reviews
    • 10.0 "Incredible bar."
    • 8.4 "Location is great."
    • 8.3 "Comfort level is high."
    • 7.7 "Good service."
    • 7.6 "Nice rooms."
    • 5.4 "Average cleanliness."
    • 4.2 "Value below average."
    • 3.6 "Breakfast is below average."
    • 0.0 "Disappointing internet connection."
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    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    Based on 110 reviews
    • 8.9 "Amenities are good."
      8.9 "89% thought the building was wonderful."
    • 8.2 "Location is great."
    • 8.2 "Comfort level is high."
    • 7.8 "Nice rooms."
      10.0 "100% thought the view was good."
    • 7.7 "Good vibe."
      7.2 "72% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 5.2 "Food is average."
    • 4.4 "Value below average."
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    Overall rating

    9.0 Excellent
    Based on 22 reviews
    • 7.8 "Good service."
    • 7.4 "Nice rooms."
    Hotel type
    Romantic Hotel
    Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
    Luxury Hotel
    Guests recommend this as a luxury hotel.
    Beach Hotel
    Guests consider it an awesome beach hotel.
    Good to know
    "Nice building"
    "Great view"
    "Very quiet"
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