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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We had a great time here for 10 days. Our second visit to the Marina. The amenities are great and the atmosphere is so peaceful and beautiful. The staff is very attentive. Gavi, the marina manager, is a real asset. Perfect English and a charming personality. Our frequent waiter William Espino was also great. Hope to get back here again...

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Administration T, La Administración at The Bannister Hotel & Yacht Club, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your opinion is very much valued. We really appreciate your comments, specially those regarding our service. We would like to thank you for your kind words towards our colleagues. We look forward to welcoming you back to Samaná! Yours sincerely,

Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A true gem, good food and memorable environment! There're also some interesting activities in the area for both families and couples, both in Samana and Las Terrenas. The hotel spa is also well worth it!

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Administration T, La Administración at The Bannister Hotel & Yacht Club, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your opinion on TripAdvisor following your recent stay in The Bannister Hotel & Yacht Club. We are happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us. I would like to thank you for your kind words towards our service, specially concerning to the spa. We look forward to welcoming you back to Samaná...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i loved my stay at the Bannister hotel, the rooms are great, spectacular view and the staff is very welcoming. The food is really good and i loved all areas such as the lobby, dining area and Cafe. The water wasn't hot enough and wifi reception at the room wasn't great.

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Administration T, La Administración at The Bannister Hotel & Yacht Club, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing your positive opinion on TripAdvisor following your recent meeting in The Bannister Hotel & Yacht Club, your opinion is very much valued. We really appreciate your comments regarding our service. On the other hand, we would like to apologize for the water and wifi issues that you experienced during your stay. Samaná is an...

Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
Reviewed November 8, 2016

Stayed here for a friend’s wedding, though the views and the hotel accommodations are amazing the wi-fi wasn’t working properly (it was raining a lot so I’ll attribute it to that), the breakfast was somehow lame, the eggs we had to send back so they would cook them again, the bacon was drowning in its own grease so it was...

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Administration T, La Administración at The Bannister Hotel & Yacht Club, responded to this review

Dear guest, I would like to thank you for sharing your comments on Tripadvisor. I regret to hear that our service during your stay did not live up to your expectations ; please accept my most sincere apologies. We have taken note of your comments, particularly in relation to the wifi and the service you experienced during breakfast, and we...

New York City, New York
Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

Nice room with ocean view. Clean room Elevators work fine Air conditioner works very well Nice staff and tasty dominican breakfast Confortable bed and room service. Very welcoming staff Nice swimming pools

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Administration T, La Administración at The Bannister Hotel & Yacht Club, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing your opinion on TripAdvisor following your recent stay in The Bannister Hotel & Yacht Club. We are delighted to learn that you had a wonderful stay with us and appreciated our services and staff. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Bannister Hotel & Yacht Club. Yours sincerely,

Reviewed October 10, 2016

the hotel is great. very good service and food. The view is amazing all around. The installations are all great and with constant maintenance, The rooms are very clean and accomodating. Very close to the city of Samana and all the amazing beaches of las Terrenas

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Administration T, La Administración at The Bannister Hotel & Yacht Club, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing your positive opinion on TripAdvisor following your recent meeting in The Bannister Hotel & Yacht Club. We are happy to learn that you appreciated our service, and hope you have the opportunity to return and fully enjoy our Hotel in the near future. I would like to thank you for your kind words towards...

Caracas, Venezuela
Reviewed September 27, 2016

On the plus side, wonderful view and setting. Clean room with pleasant view with quaint kitchener. On the minus side poor service and food quality. One morning I had asked for Eggs Florentine and in comical fashion they served the eggs on a sweet muffin, further adding insult to injury they used lettuce as opposed to spinage and processed Hollandaise...

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Administration T, La Administración at The Bannister Hotel & Yacht Club, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review. All your comments are essential to improve our service. We will ensure that your complaints are transmitted to the whole team. I eould like to apologize for all the inconveniences caused during your stay. We regret not having met your expectations and not being able to...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed September 26, 2016

During my latest trip to the always entertaining Republica Dominicana I was looking to explore the Samanâ peninsula, taking advantage of the newly completed highway linking it directly to Puerta Plata. At the end of this new road trip the hotel I picked entirely from TripAdvisor reviews was the Bannister Hotel & Yacht Club. The entire appeal of this area,...

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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Reviewed July 15, 2016

The Bannister Hotel is the nice looking modern hotel with the great location and gorgeous view to marina and the bay. But it does not lives up to its listing as a Small Luxury Hotel of the World. Exclusive location is the thing to enjoy here: it’s a pure pleasure to enjoy “Cafe del Mar” during sunset, observing the way...

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Reviewed June 22, 2016

I stayed 4 days on the low season. The hotel is beautiful with stunning views, very clean and has enough amenities for it's size. The staff was very nice and we had a great time! It's not an affordable hotel but if they fix the few issues I will state below I would gladly come back. The first situation I...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled between the mountains and the sea, The Bannister Hotel is a wonderful retreat in the Caribbean. This stunning hotel is a member of the elite collection Small Luxury Hotels of the World, focusing on good taste, high quality, tranquility and splendor. It features 30 finely-decorated suites with outstanding views, along with a variety of amenities and impeccable service.Leave your worries behind, let the warm breeze fill you with tranquility, and enjoy a place which will fulfill your needs and indulge your desires. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bannister Hotel & Yacht Club

Address: Carretera Sanchez-Samana, KM 5 | Carretera Sanchez-Samana Km5, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Samana Province
Price Range: $161 - $316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Bannister Hotel & Yacht Club 4.5*
Number of rooms: 33
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#4 Luxury Hotel in Samana Province
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“Choose a room facing the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles edd68, Sep 27, 2016 | Read review
“Harbour view rooms are great.”
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  • The garden view room.
 of 5 bubbles aduffy1234, Sep 26, 2016 | Read review
“pay extra for the ocean view and ask for joint rooms if you have two rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 350cr, Jun 22, 2016 | Read review
“Sea view all the way.”
 of 5 bubbles leahw132, Feb 2, 2016 | Read review
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