Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly resort with 3 restaurants and 2 outdoor pools

Location

This family-friendly Samana resort is located on the waterfront, 1.9 mi (3 km) from Tainopark, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Playa el Valle and Shipwreck Museum. Ozeanic Caribbean & H2O Scuba Diving Center and Robinson Gift Shop are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Resort Features

This smoke-free resort features 3 restaurants, a marina, and 2 outdoor pools. Free cooked-to-order breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free valet parking are also provided. Other amenities include a full-service spa, a health club, and a poolside bar.

Room Amenities

All 31 rooms feature kitchens with refrigerators and microwaves, plus free wired Internet and LCD TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include furnished balconies, dining areas, and DVD players.

The Bannister - Hotel & Yacht Club

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Bannister - Hotel & Yacht Club features a full-service spa, a marina, and 2 outdoor swimming pools. Dining is available at one of the resort's 3 restaurants. The property also offers a grocery/convenience store. A poolside bar is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

2 meeting rooms are available. This luxury resort also offers a health club, a terrace, and a children's club. Guests can use the outdoor pool at a partner property. For a surcharge, the property provides an area shuttle within 5 km and a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request). Complimentary self parking and valet parking are available on site.

The Bannister - Hotel & Yacht Club is a smoke-free property.

  • Total number of rooms - 31 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 1 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Conference space 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Marina on site 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 2010 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Children's club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Garden 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Kitchen  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Separate dining area  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • DVD player 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Kitchen 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Furnished balcony 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Shower only 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Separate dining area 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

A complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast is served between 7 AM and 11 AM.

Cafe del Mar - This poolside restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast and lunch. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Le Deauville - This restaurant serves breakfast and brunch. Open daily.

La Regata Trattoria - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Nearby Things to Do

Outdoor tennis courts, a marina, and a health club are featured at the resort. 2 outdoor swimming pools are on site.

Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or health club without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Horse riding/rental on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Cave exploring/spelunking on site 

Spa Services

Ni Spa has 7 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include massages, body wraps, body scrubs, and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a spa tub.

Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Number of treatment rooms 7 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No pets or service animals allowed

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 100 per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Bannister Hotel
  • Bannister Hotel Samana
  • Bannister Samana
  • Hotel Bannister
  • Bannister Hotel Yacht Club Samana
  • Bannister Hotel Yacht Club
  • Bannister Yacht Club Samana
  • Bannister Yacht Club

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Birthday Amenities

Book a stay in any room or rate category and receive the following amenities on your birthday (identification required): upgrade upon arrival (subject to availability); dessert with birthday candle at Café del Mar Restaurant; 1 glass of sparkling wine at Café del Mar Restaurant during dinner; welcome letter; and early check-in/late check-out subject to availability.

Details provided at check-in. Offer subject to availability. Taxes and gratuity may not be included. No refunds for any unused portion of offer. The property reserves the right to alter or withdraw this program at any time without notice. Other restrictions may apply.

Honeymoon Amenities

Book a honeymoon stay in any room or rate category and receive the following amenities: upgrade upon arrival (subject to availability); 1 glass of sparkling wine at Café del Mar Restaurant during dinner; 15% discount at the spa; flower petals on the bed; welcome letter; and early check-in/late check-out subject to availability.

Details provided at check-in. Must show proof of marriage (certificate or wedding invitation if it was recent). Offer subject to availability. Spa appointment may be required. Taxes and gratuity may not be included. No refunds for any unused portion of offer. The property reserves the right to alter or withdraw this program at any time without notice. Other restrictions may apply.


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