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 pretty good variety of recreational opportunities, visitors staying at this all-inclusive destination won't find the area lacking in things to do. After you've thoroughly exhausted yourself in the sultry Caribbean sun, make time for relaxing at this waterfront destination's on-site spa.

Located in the Samana Peninsula, The Bannister Hotel, an all-inclusive property, welcomes tourists who want to stay in this section of the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic. It's 4.5 miles west of the center of Samana.


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, making it a moderately small property. Accordingly, it appeals to vacationers who enjoy a calm, quaint atmosphere. For its overall merit, we've awarded this resort a rating of three and a half stars.

A check list of the in-room conveniences offered by 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

Be sure to call ahead to ensure the availability of all types of amenities, if it's particularly important to you.

Activities and Amenities

Besides in-room amenities, this resort also offers at least two other amenities.

  • Exercise Equipment
  • Highspeed Internet

However, since these details tend to change, don't hesitate to call with questions if you don't want any surprises upon arrival. Visit this page to navigate to our complete article about the kinds of 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.

Besides on-site dining options, guests looking to find more culinary variety can also consider the area's other nearby dining choices. Travelers looking for somewhere to eat will encounter a limited but good selection of restaurants in the vicinity. It's a smart idea to know the area's restaurant options, even though Bannister offers on-site dining. To see a detailed discussion about dining, click here.

Guest Services

Also included with these accommodations are guest services -- including the ones below -- may help you stay relaxed during your vacation.

  • Maid Service
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Security

This lodging also has a small set of business amenities, which can be an asset to people who have come here for business or pleasure, or both.

  • Meeting rooms
  • Business Center


You will notice plenty of attractions located within a short distance of Bannister. One of the closest is Museo Parque Nacional de los Haitises, a museum.

One of the closest areas of interest to the resort is Samana. For a fun way to fill your day, have yourself a side trip to a nearby town to explore the sights and sounds they have to offer.

For additional information about other destinations and attractions near The Bannister Hotel, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Puerto Bahia, the Samana Peninsula, Hispaniola

Phone: (809) 732-2010



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