The Bannister Hotel

The Bannister Hotel

Peaceful, relaxing, and totally exclusive, the Bannister Hotel overlooks a stunning marina in Samana Bay, which is one of the most beautiful places in the Dominican Republic. Tranquility abounds for guests who are looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of their daily lives.

With convenient access to a good variety of recreational opportunities, those choosing this all-inclusive resort shouldn't find the area lacking in exciting activities. Once you have sufficiently tired yourself out during your time in the island sun, make time for relaxing at this beach-side destination's on-location spa.

Set in the Samana Peninsula, The Bannister Hotel, an all-inclusive complex, happily welcomes vacationers who are thinking about lodging in this area of the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic. If you're curious, the center of Samana is easily reached by taxi to the east.


The accommodations at the Bannister Hotel range from single rooms and studios to two bedroom suites. Sizes begin at 350 square feet and go all the way up to 2,900 square feet. Each room offers views of the ocean, hills, or the marina.

Bannister has a total of 48 units, which explains why we classify it as a moderately small property. Accordingly, it's a nice choice for visitors who prefer a less commercialized atmosphere. For its overall merit, we've given this resort a three and a half star rating.

A listing of the guest room amenities available for visitors at The Bannister Hotel is provided below.

  • Coffee Maker
  • Television
  • In-room Entertainment
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Cable TV and Premium Channel(s)
  • Air Conditioned
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Balcony
  • Internet Access Port
  • Telephone

If you want to make sure your room will have all the necessities, contact the front desk to verify availability.

Activities and Amenities

In addition to these in-room amenities, this resort also offers at least two other amenities.

  • Exercise Equipment
  • Highspeed Internet

If you want to guarantee that a certain favorite amenity will be available, it's suggested that you call the front desk just in case some of the amenities vary. Visit this page to see our in-depth article about the recreation and activities offered at The Bannister Hotel.


Three on-site restaurants means that no matter what you're craving, you'll find it at the hotel. La Regata serves up popular Italian dishes, including wood oven pizzas, pastas, and seafood, while La Deauville is a elegant affair that offers guests French fare bistro style. Cafe Del Mar begins the evening with tapas and seafood, but as the night wares on becomes a popular night club.

In addition to what is available on-location, guests looking to find further culinary diversity should also consider some of the area's other local dining choices. Hungry guests will discover a few solid places to eat within traveling distance. It may be helpful to decide which nearby choices your family will enjoy, even though Bannister does have dining of its own. To see a detailed discussion about dining, click here.

Guest Services

The Bannister Hotel offers guest services, including the ones that are listed below, helping to take care of the little details during your time in this area.

  • Maid Service
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Security

There's also a couple of business amenities, which could be ideal for any visit, whether it's for business or pleasure.

  • Meeting rooms
  • Business Center


There are many attractions located near Bannister. One of the nearest examples is Museo Parque Nacional de los Haitises, an interesting museum.

Among the closest notable areas to the resort is Samana. When you seek to broaden your horizons, take a side trip to a nearby town or two and some important attractions along the way.

To see the full article about what else is near The Bannister Hotel, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Puerto Bahia, the Samana Peninsula, Hispaniola

Phone: (809) 732-2010



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