Located in Samana, The Bannister - Hotel & Yacht Club is on the waterfront and convenient to Whale Museum of Samana and Tainopark.

This 4.5-star resort is within close proximity of Ozeanic Caribbean & H2O Scuba Diving Center and Playa el Valle.

Make yourself at home in one of the 31 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 included.

Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (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 on request), and free valet parking is available onsite.

Property Features

As a guest of The Bannister - Hotel & Yacht Club, you'll find a full-service spa, a marina, and 2 outdoor swimming pools. There are 3 restaurants on site, along with a grocery/convenience store. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 3 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. Free breakfast is served. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces.

There are 2 meeting rooms available. A health club, spa services, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury The Bannister - Hotel & Yacht Club. You'll have access to the outdoor pool at a partner property. An area shuttle within 5 km and a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) are available for a fee. Self parking and valet parking are free.

This 4.5-star Samana resort is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 31 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 3 dining venues
  • 3 bars or lounges
  • 2 conference rooms
  • Built in 2010
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (free)
  • Bar by the pool
  • Kid's club (free)
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference facilities
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Convenience store
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Beauty salon
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

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 high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

The Bannister - Hotel & Yacht Club offers 31 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and complimentary bottled water. Rooms open to furnished balconies. Accommodations at this 4.5-star resort have kitchenettes with refrigerators, microwaves, separate dining areas, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. 32-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Private balcony (furnished)
  • Dining room
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free cooked-to-order breakfast from 7 AM to 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 morning with a free cooked-to-order breakfast, available 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.

  • Horse riding/rental on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Snorkeling 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.

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

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:

Airport transportation is offered on request. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

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

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at The Bannister - Hotel & Yacht Club

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 100 per night
We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the 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
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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

You should know

Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. The Bannister - Hotel & Yacht Club offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel. Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms. Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation. Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation. Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

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.