The Bannister

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  • Automatic Room Upgrade at Check In (Subject to Availability)
  • $25 Spa Credit

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Named after Captain Joseph Bannister, this exclusive residential development overlooking Samana Bay would convince any sailor to give up his sea legs.

Cafe del Mar from Ibiza - now in the Dominican Republic, hang by the infinity pool and enjoy the music.
Stroll through the property of The Bannister after you’ve checked in and get a feel for the place. The spectacular sea views might inspire you to make the most of its full-service marina, or the sight of the hills behind you. The Bannister has plenty of fantastic leisure and activity options. Spend some time in the spa and gym, or head to the pools, and tennis courts.

For beach lovers, The Bannister Hotel has a water shuttle to Cayo Levantado, which is only a short 15 minute complimentary ride to one of the most beautiful beaches in all of
Dominican Republic. The hotel is also near all the adventure excursions that Samana peninsula is known for: horseback riding, hiking, zip lining and more.

Some of the finest accommodations in Samana can be found at The Bannister. Choose between nine distinct room types; all are finely decorated and sumptuously appointed so that event the most discerning tastes are sure to be satisfied.

A place where adults are guaranteed to have a good time, The Bannister provides the best of everything by the sea.

Studio Mountain View

  • Room size: 52 m2 / 560 ft2

Studio with a kitchen, and a terrace.

One Bedroom Mountain View Suite

  • Room size: 56 m2 / 600 ft2

One Bedroom Suite with kitchen and large terrace offering mountain views.

One Bedroom Ocean View Suite

  • Room size: 56 m2 / 600 ft2

One Bedroom Suite with kitchen and large terrace offering ocean views.

Deluxe One Bedroom Suite

  • Room size: 65 m2 / 700 ft2

One Bedroom Suite with kitchen and large terrace.

Deluxe Two Bedroom Suite

  • Room size: 118 m2 / 1270 ft2

Suite with a kitchen, and a terrace.

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  • Fitness Centre
  • Lounge/Bar
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool - Outdoor
  • Tennis Courts
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Front Desk (24-Hour)
  • High Speed Internet (Wireless)
  • Laundry Service
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outdoor Dining & Lounging Area
  • Parking
  • Room Service
  • Family
  • Hiking
  • Honeymoon
  • Horseback Riding
  • Relaxing
  • Romance
  • Sightseeing
  • Spa
  • Sunbathing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

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The Bannister Hotel is 10-minutes away from Arroyo Barril Domestic Airport, 45-minutes away from El Catey International Airport (Samana), and one hour and 45-minutes away from SDQ International Airport (Santo Domingo).


Contact Hotel

Our hotel reservation specialists are available to assist with your hotel reservations, itinerary changes, or questions.

PHONE: +1.877.999.0680
EMAIL: Reservations Team

Monday to Friday 6am – 12am
Saturday and Sunday 7am - 3pm
Hours of operation are in Pacific Standard Time.
  • The Bannister
  • Puerto Bahia
  • Puerto Bahia
  • Dominican Republic

Recognition & Affiliates

AAA - Four Diamond Award - 2013 & 2014