Room type

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Mountain View

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Deluxe Suite, 1 Bedroom, Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Deluxe Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 2 infants)


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

When you stay at The Bannister Hotel 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 laptop-compatible safes and coffee/tea makers.

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 include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and an arcade/game room. Guests can get around on the shuttle (surcharge), which operates within 5 km.

Grab a bite at one of the resort's 3 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). While enjoying a refreshing dip in the resort pool, you can order your favorite drink at the poolside bar. Full breakfasts are available for a fee.

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.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Bannister Hotel 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. A poolside bar is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access.

2 meeting rooms are available. This luxury resort also offers a health club, a rooftop terrace, and a terrace. Guests can use the outdoor pool at a partner hotel. For a surcharge, the property provides an area shuttle within 5 km and a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request). Complimentary self parking and valet parking are available on site.

The Bannister Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Total number of rooms - 31 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 1 
  • Conference space 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Marina on site 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Children's club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Garden 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Outdoor tennis courts 2 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Kitchen  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Separate dining area  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free wired high-speed Internet

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


Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

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

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge.

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.

Le Deauville - This restaurant serves breakfast and brunch.

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.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

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.

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 time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • 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.

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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.

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