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The Bannister Hotel & Yacht Club

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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Hotel is very private and secure. We had driven for a few hours to get to Samana. Once we pass through the security, we felt very safe. Check in process was quick and easy, and they even serve a welcome drink. The hotel is really nice and modern, with an open lobby close to the bars that is facing the... More 

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

I Love the Hotel. Is very private, secure, greats areas and comfortable. They have restaurants, mini markets, 2 pools, a Marine, billiard, art, spa, a Gym. They offer a different experience of calm and exclusivity. I recommended for families, friends, couples and Business.

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Administration T, Gerente at The Bannister Hotel & Yacht Club, responded to this review
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Estimada Linette Agradecemos el tiempo dedicado en escribir su comentario. Para nosotros la opinión del huesped es muy valiosa, esperamos... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

Very Good experience. The Hotel is exclusive and offer Greats Spaces (spa, gym, tow pools, bars, 2 private restaurants, a mini market, billiard, a galleria of art). In Love this Hotel. Also, is very comfortable, the bathroom too, have a kichenet with all instrument and a great staff.

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Thank Linette L
Administration T, Gerente at The Bannister Hotel & Yacht Club, responded to this review

Thank you very much Linette L, we appreciate your comments! Hope to see you soon, Regards, More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

I've travelled to the Dominican Republic many times on business over the last 20 years and never had the thought of spending a vacation there...... That was until last night when I arrived at The Bannister Hotel. Once I passed through the security check drive down the long drive way I understood this was going to be good. As I... More 

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Thank Peter C
Administration T, Gerente at The Bannister Hotel & Yacht Club, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Peter C, We appreciate and value your comment, thank you very much for the time invested. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you very soon!! Regards, More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

The Bannister is set in a quiet and exclusive marina just outside Samana town and looks right out over the marina and the bay. It's a truly stunning location, and watching the sun set from the cafe del mar or the terrace at the hotel is magical. As an experience however this is a long way from 5*. The rooms... More 

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is amazing, and has wonderful views. You can catch a drink or snacks at Café del Mar, and get in its light color-changing pool and enjoy an amazing sunset. Staff seem pretty lost. Breakfast is awful and VERY expensive. The rooms are beautiful and you can bring your own wine and snacks, because they have every amenity you... More 

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95 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

I loved my stay at The Bannister Hotel. The service is great, the facilities are beautiful (the two pools is just amazing - don't miss the sunset inside the biggest pool!!), food is great, and the price is so excellent for what the hotel is. Although it's not AT THE BEACH, it is very easy to go by boat (living... More 

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Excellent service. It's a perfect hotel for a couples get away. From the moment of the check in the front desk was outstanding polite and helpful. We check in at 10 pm after a long drive and we head to the Italian restaurant, excellent service and great food. Our room had and spectacular view to Samana Bay. We are definitely... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: at Puerto Bahia Samana - Marina & Residences | Carretera Sanchez-Samana Km5, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Samana Province
Price Range: $151 - $225 (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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