Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly resort with 3 restaurants and 2 outdoor pools

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free valet parking
Free WiFi
Laundry facilities

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 30 air-conditioned rooms featuring kitchenettes with refrigerators and microwaves. Rooms have private furnished balconies. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while 32-inch LCD televisions with cable programming provide entertainment. 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. Relax with a refreshing drink from a poolside bar or one of the 3 bars/lounges. A complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast is served daily from 7 AM to 11 AM.

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Event facilities at this resort consist of conference space and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.

The Bannister - Hotel & Yacht Club

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Bannister - Hotel & Yacht Club features a full-service spa, a marina, and 2 outdoor swimming pools. Dining is available at one of the resort's 3 restaurants. The property also offers a grocery/convenience store. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include 3 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

2 meeting rooms are available. This luxury resort also offers a health club, spa services, and a terrace. Guests can use the outdoor pool at a partner property. For a surcharge, the property provides an area shuttle within 5 km and a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours). Onsite self parking and valet parking are complimentary.

The Bannister - Hotel & Yacht Club is a smoke-free property.

  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 3 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Children's club 
  • Full-service spa 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Marina on site 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Conference space 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Year Built 2010 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Health club 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Hair salon 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Concierge services 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 30 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Wedding services 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Garden 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Multilingual staff 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Kitchenette  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Separate dining area  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • DVD player 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Kitchenette 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Furnished balcony 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Shower only 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Separate dining area 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

A complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 11 AM.

Cafe del Mar - This poolside restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast and lunch. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Le Deauville - This restaurant serves breakfast and brunch. Open daily.

La Regata Trattoria - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Breakfast

Start your day with a free cooked-to-order breakfast, available daily from 7 AM to 11 AM.

Nearby Things to Do

Outdoor tennis courts, a marina, and a health club are featured at the resort. 2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a fitness center.

Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or health club without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Cave exploring/spelunking on site 

Spa Services

Ni Spa has 7 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include massages, body wraps, body scrubs, and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a spa tub.

Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Number of treatment rooms 7 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 40 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
No pets or service animals allowed

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 100 per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 220 per vehicle (one way)
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 40 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Bannister Hotel
  • Bannister Hotel Samana
  • Bannister Samana
  • Hotel Bannister
  • Bannister Hotel Yacht Club Samana
  • Bannister Hotel Yacht Club
  • Bannister Yacht Club Samana
  • Bannister Yacht Club

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Birthday Amenities

Book a stay in any room or rate category and receive the following amenities on your birthday (identification required): upgrade upon arrival (subject to availability); dessert with birthday candle at Café del Mar Restaurant; 1 glass of sparkling wine at Café del Mar Restaurant during dinner; welcome letter; and early check-in/late check-out subject to availability.

Details provided at check-in. Offer subject to availability. Taxes and gratuity may not be included. No refunds for any unused portion of offer. The property reserves the right to alter or withdraw this program at any time without notice. Other restrictions may apply.

Honeymoon Amenities

Book a honeymoon stay in any room or rate category and receive the following amenities: upgrade upon arrival (subject to availability); 1 glass of sparkling wine at Café del Mar Restaurant during dinner; 15% discount at the spa; flower petals on the bed; welcome letter; and early check-in/late check-out subject to availability.

Details provided at check-in. Must show proof of marriage (certificate or wedding invitation if it was recent). Offer subject to availability. Spa appointment may be required. Taxes and gratuity may not be included. No refunds for any unused portion of offer. The property reserves the right to alter or withdraw this program at any time without notice. Other restrictions may apply.


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