The Bannister - Hotel & Yacht Club is within the area of Whale Museum of Samana and Samana Zipline. This 31-room, 4.5-star resort has 2 outdoor pools along with a marina and a full-service spa. Marine Life Experience Cayo Levantado and Cayo Levantado Beach are also within the area of the resort, which is on the waterfront.

Dining

Free cooked-to-order breakfast is included with your stay and is served from 7 AM to 11 AM. Relish the international cuisine at Cafe del Mar, one of 3 onsite restaurants. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service.

Rooms

The 31 air-conditioned accommodations feature kitchens and furnished balconies, and there's space to spread out with dining areas. 32-inch LCD TVs come with cable channels and DVD players, and guests can stay connected with free wired Internet. Bathrooms offer hair dryers, designer toiletries, and bathrobes. Coffee makers, free bottled water, and laptop-compatible safes are also standard.

Property features

The Bannister - Hotel & Yacht Club features a marina, a full-service spa, and 2 outdoor pools. Free valet and self parking are available—or if you're not driving, take the airport shuttle (available on request). Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury resort include a health club, outdoor tennis courts, and a rooftop terrace.

Highlights

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in public areas
  • Free valet and self parking
  • Onsite dining

The Bannister - Hotel & Yacht Club

Carretera Sanchez-Samana, Km 5 Samana Samana 00000

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. A poolside bar is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

2 meeting rooms are available. This luxury resort also offers a health club, a rooftop terrace, and a children's club. 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 & Yacht Club is a smoke-free property.

  • Total number of rooms - 31 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 1 
  • Free breakfast 
  • 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 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Year Built 2010 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Children's club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Garden 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • 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  

Internet

Available in all rooms: 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 laptop-compatible safes. Rooms open to furnished balconies. Accommodations at this 4.5-star resort have kitchens 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 high-speed Internet access. 32-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • 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 
  • Shower only 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Separate dining area 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

A complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast is served 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.

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.

  • Cave exploring/spelunking on site 
  • Horse riding/rental on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Snorkeling 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

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

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

Fees

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.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
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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