La Calle Teodoro Chassereaux 6,
Phone: (829) 342-5234
Email: click here to email us
Website: click here to visit




Peninsula of Samana
Santa Barbara, Samana
[two blocks from the sea / Great Bay of Samana]
Budget-oriented accommodations.

1. BASIC HOSTEL ACCOMMODATIONS: $10-$40 US pp per night
[7-day minimum stay]

  • Bedroom with 2 queen size beds and ensuite bath
  • Kitchen privileges
  • Wi-Fi, Apple TV with DVD player/variety of movies. Netflix access .
  • . All Linens.
  • Optional: Air-conditioning (additional)
  • For prompt reply to your questions & to reserve, kindly email.

  • 2. FOR 2-8 PERSONS: TWO ROOMS $10-$40 US pp per night.
    7-Day Minimum Stay.

    3. VERANDA ROOM private. ONE PERSON. Queen bed, fridge, Internet, laptop, Apple privileges, shared bath. 14 day minimum: $12 US per night . 30 day stay, $10 US night.

    All accommodations for JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES & THEIR FAMILIES ONLY.These budget-oriented bright cheerful accommodations are centrally located & are just perfect for a family or small group of friends travelling together to explore Samana's beautiful beaches, Barcardi Island or to enjoy whale-watching during the months of Jan-Mar. Perfect for families. Near Kingdom Hall. Centrally located and two blocks from the sea, boats to Barcardi Island & all public transportation.




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    "Great place to stay"
    Mar 2018
    We loved everything about our stay. The room was clean, quiet and very comfortable. Everything we needed was there, and a welcome brochure answered all our questioms. If you are ... more
    Mar 2017
    This was my first stay at a Hostel which was highly recommended by a friend! Well, to say the least, it was a humbling experience. The first room that I ... more
    "Simple, great price, good care"
    Oct 2016
    our group was well taken care of more
    "Reveiw Samana Island Hostel"
    Oct 2016
    The room was very clean, which for me is very important. There were some comfortable things I also appreciated as a refrigerator, microwave, free coffee, tea and water and facilities ... more
    "Samana island hostel is just the perfect place to stay in Samaná city"
    Feb 2016
    I was looking for a clean simple basic place to sleep. I stayed in the very small basic room. For a single traveller it has everything you need and even ... more
    "Home away from home!"
    Feb 2016
    This was the 3rd time we planned this visit to Samana... 1st a hurricane ( Georges) stopped us then on another ocation I got hepatitis ... any way this visit ... more
    "Perfect for a Budgettrip !"
    Feb 2016
    Us, 4 girls, came to Samana for a few days of vacation. We stayed in one of the smaller rooms and payed $12/night each, which was perfect for our limited ... more
    "incredable 2 weeks"
    Jan 2016
    My husband and I stayed in the apartment hostel for 2 weeks and loved it. You have your own little kitchen to make meals if you wish. If not there ... more
    "loved this place!"
    Mar 2015
    We loved staying here and were very comfortable so we could enjoy our vacation in Samana! I would definitely recommend this hostel to others! more
    "loved loved loved it"
    Mar 2015
    You came highly recommended by a dear friend of ours. Our rooms where neat and clean and very comfortable. Marilyn made us feel right at home. She even stayed up ... more
    "Best vacation to date!"
    Mar 2015
    I stayed in Samana with Marilyn for 10 days and I can truthfully say it was the best and easiest vacation I've taken to date! Marilyn was extremely helpful and ... more
    "Fantastic !!!"
    Mar 2015
    I had a group of my friends come in for a visit, and we wanted to spend a few days at the beach.. We were looking for a place with ... more
    "Wonderful time!"
    Mar 2015
    This place and our stay were exactly waht we were looking for. Very simple (hostel) yet, clean and comfortable. Marilyn and her staff were very frendly. We sure hope we ... more
    "Perfect stay in Samana"
    Mar 2015
    Me and my friends stayed here for 3 nights and had a great time, felt welcome by Marilyn and other friends. The place was well situated, in a walkable distance ... more
    "Great location"
    Mar 2015
    We thoroughly enjoyed our 3 night stay in Samana. We were made very welcome. We liked the accommodation. It does what it says on the tin (English expression!!). Great value ... more
    "Great location"
    Mar 2015
    Thank you Marilyn for our lovely stay in your hostel. We really enjoyed our 3 nights with you. You could have not done more to make us feel so welcome ... more
    "Love love it!!"
    Feb 2015
    We loved our stay in Marilyn's hostel!! For many reasons, 1) Marilyn and Nilda are wonderful!! They know exactly what is going on and they make everything happen! You will ... more
    "Great little homE away from home!"
    Feb 2015
    This little hostle is a great place to stay. The prices are fantastically the beds are comfy and the owner Marilyn is a sweety. She helped us arrange whale watching ... more
    "Amazing place to be"
    Feb 2015
    We 'd a great time by Marylin. She has a warm hospitality and we feel from the first moment ad home. We slept well in a kingsize bed in a ... more
    "comfortable, relaxed and economical accomadation in Samana"
    Feb 2014
    Just a great spot, comfortable, relaxing and very reasonable price in the heart of beutiful Samana. We heartily recommend this lodging to all. We felt at home and able to ... more
    "A great time in service! Enjoyed the hospitality of so many friends!"
    Dec 2014
    This is Pierre & Josie. We wanted to thank you for all you did for us in the Dominican Republic.... so enjoyed spending a great deal of time in service ... more
    "Great Time!"
    Oct 2014
    We had a great time in Samana. Marilyn was a wonderful hostess and very knowledgeable about the area. Her place is centrally located in town and has easy access to ... more
    "Most comfy stay"
    Jan 2015
    First of all Marilyn is a kind loving sister that as soon as we met her, her smiling face greeted us! We stayed in the hostel which was small but ... more
    "Fantastic little B&B"
    Dec 2014
    Marilyn was an exceptional hostess who made us feel extremely welcome and comfortable. This was an enjoyable little hostel that really felt like home. Marilyn was extremely helpful with booking ... more
    "Loved the house and love Marilyn. Excellent place for JW's"
    Dec 2014
    Loved staying with Marilyn, she is an awesome host! The house is comfortable and spacious, you never have to look for a quiet place. Marilyn is a hard worker and ... more
    "Fun Stay"
    Jan 2015
    We had never stayed in a "hostel" before, but this was a great stay. It was a good price, and the accommodations were clean and all that we needed, with ... more
    "great time"
    Oct 2012
    We had a great time in Samana. Marilyn was a wonderful hostess and very knowledgeable about the area. Her place is centrally located in town and has easy access to ... more
    "Loving & Generous Hospitality!"
    Feb 2014
    Thank you so much for the loving & generous hospitality that you provided to me & the girls during our stay here. Thank you also for going out of your ... more
    "Cute and comfy"
    Oct 2012
    We really enjoyed our stay at Marylin's bed and breakfast. The rooms and the house are large and comfortable with its own fridge, computer and wifi. We had a very ... more
    "Wonderful Accomodations"
    Aug 2012
    My wife and I spent an entire week for our anniversary at the Tropical Island Bed and Breakfast (TIBB) August 2013 and had the most wonderful time. When we first ... more
    "From missionaries in Nicaragua: We really enjoyed our stay!"
    Feb 2012
    We, Daniel, Ana, Manuel and myself, Sonia, really enjoyed visiting you in Samana! Although it is true that we went to see the sights, the highlight of our stay was ... more
    "A wonderful experience! Lovely place! Housekeeper was wonderful!"
    Aug 2011
    I apologize for writing this so late, but better late than never! I just wanted to say thank you so much for our stay at the bed and breakfast, it ... more
    "My visit to Samana was a piece of paradise for sure, a taste of the new world to come! Wonderful hospitality, warmth & love! I would not trade that experience for anything!"
    Feb 2012
    I just want to thank you for the wonderful hospitality and warmth that you so unselfishly showed me on my trip to Samana last week. Even though most of the ... more
    "Reminiscing: Your darling house! Beautiful garden! Sitting by the shore drinking great Dominican coffee! Loved walking the country roads in the ministry!"
    Apr 2011
    Just a note to you folks at TIBB!

    I think of you often, especially this past winter, I would think of you & your darling house & the beautiful garden & ... more
    "We cannot say enough about TIBBs hospitality and kindness!"
    Jan 2011
    We cannnot say enough about TIBBs hospitality and kindness!

    One of our fondest memories is of our breakfasts together with up building conversations! Our itinerary was pretty adventuresome; one that most ... more
    "Thank you soooooo much for such a wonderfully fun and spiritually upbuilding vacation!"
    Nov 2010
    Thank you soooooo much for such a wonderfully fun and spiritually upbuilding vacation. You and all those we met made it a time that I will never forget!

    Celeste Rockett
    Cleveland, Ohio more
    "We have not stopped telling stories about our Hostess!"
    Nov 2010
    We had such a great time in Samana! TIBB took such great care of us! What hospitality! We have not stopped telling stories about our hostess! We loved the zeal ... more
    "A Happy Place with Happy People!"
    Jun 2010
    When you go to the Tropical Island Bed & Breakfast, you go to a happy place & you are surrounded by happy people, Marilyn, our happy hostess & Rodolfo, our ... more
    "Wonderful! Relaxing! Definitely will see you again!"
    Apr 2010
    We had a wonderfully, relaxing, yet faith strengthening time! Everyone at TIBB truly gives from the heart! Thank you for all the experiences. We definitely will see you again!

    Willie, Tish ... more
    "Breakfast was top notch!"
    Apr 2010
    Thank you so much for taking such good care of us and all of the arrangements. If no one has told you before that breakfast is top notch. Our time ... more
    "Rested & Happy!"
    Nov 2009
    We are very happy to have stayed at TIBB for the past week. We were able to rest, which was our main reason to visit Samana. We visited El Limon, ... more
    "I cannot believe how much effort & preparation you folks there at TIBB put into my travel arrangements!"
    Oct 2009
    I cannot believe how much effort and preparation you folks there at TIBB put into my travel arrangements! The Friends are not going to believe my story ..! I feel ... more