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The Bannister Hotel

4.5 of 5 at Puerto Bahia Samana - Marina & Residences | Carretera Sanchez-Samana Km5, Dominican Republic
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel Bannister is a truly beautiful hotel, the staff are the friendliest i have come across, nothing is too much trouble. The rooms are immaculatly clean, very comfortable with beautiful furniture, a well equiped kitchen, comfy oversized couches and a balcony to sit and relax and enjoy the view. Everything in this hotel is of the highest quality. The food... More 

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

Dear CiaoDaisy, First of all we would like to thank you for sharing your impressions about The Bannister Hotel. It is very important for us to get our guests feed back so that we can improve our services every day. It is a great pleasure for us to see that you enjoyed your stay so much and that your expectations... More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For us it was third year in a row we celebrate our anniversary at this wonderful place, enjoying whole week at the end of December. And we highly recommend The Bannister Hotel for everyone who desires luxury and tranquil time for themselves. This is truly high end place starting from overall architectural look and ending with the quality of linens... More 

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

Dear Mr. Valeri, On behalf of the entire team of The Bannister Hotel we thank you for sharing with us your experience. We are very happy to see that we fulfilled your expectations and that you plan to come back for a 4th visit in 4 years! We are waiting for the pleasure to welcome you back, Very Best Regards,... More 

Rio de Janeiro
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best thing in the hotel is the room. It is new, big and very clean. There is a good kitchen which is perfect for those travelling with babies.The staff is very nice and helpful. However, there is not a lot of entertainment. There is no beach in near the hotel. If you do not book day trips, it can... More 

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

Dear Mila, Thank you for sharing your experience of The Bannister Hotel. It is very important for our staff to get feed back and improve our services every day. The Bannister Hotel is a marina destination so we do not have a beach onsite but we propose a shuttle every day to a wonderful beach, just 20mn by boat :... More 

Monterey Peninsula, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you need time out, a place to unwind for a few days and still need to be on the grid, Hotel Bannister in Samana D.R. is a great choice. The staff are extremely polite and helpful. Rooms are well maintained each with fridge/freezer, electric stove top, microwave and utensils. A mini market with a limited but diverse range of... More 

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

Dear Mr. Mike K., First of all we would like to thank you for sharing your experience with us at The Bannister Hotel. It is always important for us to get guests feed back in order to keep improving our services. We are glad to see that you enjoyed your stay so much and that your expectations were fulfilled. We... More 

New York City, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This property is so beautiful. It's located in one of the most beautiful places in the Dominican Republic. Upon arrival, we noticed the beautiful lobby and the stunning Marina. The check in process was a bit hectic as we were part of wedding group. Everyone was offered a drink as part of the welcoming. We were surprised that the hotel... More 

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JBretin, Directeur général at The Bannister Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Mendez, First of all I would like to thank you for taking some of your time to share your experience of The Bannister Hotel. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay so much. And we confirm you that The Bannister Hotel is a place where every member of the staff is service oriented and place the guest... More 

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40 reviews 40 reviews
32 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 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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JBretin, General Manager at The Bannister Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Wehnes, We thank you for your beautiful review and we are very happy to see that you enjoyed so much your stay with us at The Bannister Hotel. We do hope we will have the pleasure to welcome you again in Samana and that you will take the opportunity to try the other activities available on site :... More 

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
4 helpful votes 4 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
3 helpful votes 3 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 

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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*
Number of rooms: 33
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