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Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 11 October 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 27 September 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 27 September 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 16 July 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 22 June 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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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 14 April 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...

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 10 March 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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Estimada Linette Agradecemos el tiempo dedicado en escribir su comentario. Para nosotros la opinión del huesped es muy valiosa, esperamos...

Reviewed 10 March 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 you very much Linette L, we appreciate your comments! Hope to see you soon, Regards,

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre 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
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Samana Province
Price Range: $214 - $364 (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, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Harbour view rooms are great.”
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  • The garden view room.
 of 5 bubbles aduffy1234, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“pay extra for the ocean view and ask for joint rooms if you have two rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 350cr, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Sea view all the way.”
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