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The Bannister Hotel

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   at Puerto Bahia Samana - Marina & Residences | Carretera Sanchez-Samana Km5, Dominican Republic
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Ranked #11 of 57 Hotels in Samana Province
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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40 reviews 40 reviews
32 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to the staff of this fine hotel the beautiful location and the comfortable rooms this was a stay I won't quickly remember! The staff behind the bars and restaurant are friendly and know they are key to your pleasant stay. Thanks again Jessica for your service. The pizzeria in the hotel is, like the other places of very high... More

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My experience in this hotel was absolutely exquisite. I honestly cannot afford this type of hotels but I was able to get a 2 nights stay for the price of less than one night by a coupon I bought. The coupon also included a trip to the Cayo Levantado island beach. It was a very romantic, high end and fine... More

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JBretin, General Manager at The Bannister Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Vielka, Thank you for your review. It is very important for the entire team to get the impressions from our guests so that we can improve every day our quality of service. Your experience report is a compliment for every collaborator... We are glad your stay reached your expectations. We wait for the pleasure to welcome you again... More

Bavaro, Dominican Republic
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I´ve got there for three days and barely could made the check out... it was wonderful...perfect place to rest, the staff excellent, the hotel is beautiful, really enjoyable.. For sure will be back soon..!!!

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JBretin, General Manager at The Bannister Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Nadeje, We would like to thank you for sharing with us your experience The Bannister Hotel! We are very glad you enjoyed your stay and we do hope we will have the pleasure to welcome you back shortly! Very Best Regards, Jessica Bretin General Manager More

2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I've stayed during my anniversary at Bannister Hotel, and their amenities were perfect for us. They decorate our room, and gave us an excellent treatment. We ate at Cafe del Mar, and it was so romantic, and even at Reggatta for lunch, and in both restaurants the food was awesome. Also their rooms and facilities make our stay comfortable. We... More

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JBretin, General Manager at The Bannister Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Fatima, We acknowledge good receipt of your review and we thank you for sharing with us your experience of The Bannister Hotel. We usually pamper all our guests so that they live an unforgettable vacation, but should you come for your anniversary, birthday, honeymoon... The Bannister Hotel will have a special detail for you to make this moment... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This hotel is beautiful and the attitudes and presence of the staff were the same. The setting is very picturesque and i especially enjoyed the sunset over the bay. i would recommend this hotel and hope to stay again upon my return to the area. i enjoyed the music at night. The staff were always willing to answer questions and... More

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JBretin, General Manager at The Bannister Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 200CCC, What a pleasure for the entire team of The Bannister Hotel to receive such a comment about your stay with us. This is the best award we can receive for the work done. Be sure that we will keep improving every day our services reach the highest standards of quality. Waiting for the pleasure to welcome you back... More

Santo Dominigo
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Best peaceful resort in Samana. Boat tours to Haitises, Cayo Levantado island and whale watching every day. Excellent italian restaurant La Regatta and Cafe del Mar. Rooms, gym and spa are first rate as well as marina! Fishing from the top of the breakwater is fun.

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JBretin, General Manager at The Bannister Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Whybenormal, Thank you for sharing with us your experience of The Bannister Hotel!!! The entire team is really happy to see that our guests enjoy staying with us and discovering the Bay of Samana, one of the most beautiful bay in the World! We are waiting for the pleasure to welcome you again in Puerto Bahia, Very Best Regards,... More

Haymarket, Virginia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

This hotel is definitely a world-class 5 star luxury resort where no expense was spared in building it. The public areas, rooms and grounds are all very impressive, stylish and extremely well done. It's all travertine, mahogany and euro-style appointments. I happened to be in the area on business but often vacation at and have a very special fondness for... More

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JBretin, General Manager at The Bannister Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Bellknob, We acknowledge good receipt of your review and we thank you very much for sharing your impressions with us. It is always constructive for us to read guests comments so that we can improve our services. It is through that not all of our employees speak a perfect english, nevertheless we always reach a reasonable level and... More

New York City, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

My wife and I stayed at this hotel for 5 days while exploring and enjoying Samana. I booked it through Tingo and got a great deal on it (but later found out that there was an even better deal on Jetsetter when it got closer to our trip but still satisfied with the price). The hotel is 5 km away... More

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JBretin, General Manager at The Bannister Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Chang, We just received your review and we thank you very much for taking a moment and share your feeling about The Bannister Hotel. The entire team is very glad to see that they make you feel that good and comfortable that you will come back! As you explained it, our place is very exclusive and peaceful. As... More

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Nice and friendly staff, great food, amazing view from our room. I absolutely recommend this place to leave behind the city routine and have a romantic stay. My husband and I also visited the town near the hotel amenities and was wonderful. Very clean, one of the best places I've been in my life. We loved everything!

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JBretin, General Manager at The Bannister Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Francibel, we acknowledge good receipt of your review and we thank you for choosing The Bannister Hotel for your Honeymoon!!! We are very glad you enjoyed your stay so much and we do hope we will see you for your first anniversary! Congratulations again on behalf of the entire team, Very Best Regards, Jessica Bretin General Manager More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

This hotel is 5 miles away from Samana, so it is not close to city activities. It is also in a gated area, so if you take a taxi to the hotel, you are stopped at the security gate, where you have to get out and wait for the hotel to send a car. The hotel is very inconvenient if... More

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JBretin, General Manager at The Bannister Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Lisa, First of all we would like to thank you for sharing with us your feeling about Puerto Bahia. This is very important for us to have the guests impression so that we can always improve our services. Indeed the property is 5km from Samana city. You are right saying that, as we are a gated property, we... More

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Address: at Puerto Bahia Samana - Marina & Residences | Carretera Sanchez-Samana Km5, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Samana Province
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Bannister Hotel 4.5*
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