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Whispering Sands Motel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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White Oak, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Hanksville was pretty much a must for our trip. Green River and Torrey added anothe 50 miles or so that we did not want. We were heading southeast and planned to spend the next evening in Blanding, UT, But we were planning on going by way of Bullfrog and crossing Lake Powell by ferry. So I phoned Whispering Sands and...

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Auburn, Indiana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights while we toured the Capitol Reef area. The bed was SUPER comfy, carpet and all surfaces clean, bottled water and snacks in the room. No breakfast was the only drawback, but honestly didn't mind with how nice the room was. Would stay again!

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Atenas, Costa Rica
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived mid-afternoon only to find the area had no cellular or land line telephone communications although they had internet, go figure. The rooms in the 'motel' side of the motel are standard; the rooms in the cabin side are small; all are clean, our A/C in 115 worked. Nearby is Duke's Slickrock Grill, a decent place to eat but...

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JenPei_72, Manager at Whispering Sands Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review.

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Convenient, quiet, pleasant, affordable, in a town that is on the way to a lot of beautiful country but not itself a tourist destination. The heat / AC units seem to work well, and they have shampoo, conditioner, body wash, soap, and lotion, which many budget motels don't. They have an in-room courtesy breakfast tray with a couple of Dole...

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JenPei_72, Manager at Whispering Sands Motel, responded to this review

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your review.

Chattanooga, Tennessee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After my in-laws planned our trip to southern Utah, I figured the non-chain motel on our itinerary would be the worst place we'd stay, but I was pleasantly surprised. The motel was clean and well decorated. The staff was friendly and even included a few snacks in the room for breakfast. If I ever find myself thrust this far into...

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JenPei_72, Manager at Whispering Sands Motel, responded to this review

Very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again.

Biloxi, Mississippi
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We were pleasantly surprised with the accommodations and price considering Hanksville is in the middle of nowhere. The room was spacious,clean and cared for. A laundry room is available. Although the place seemed full last night, there was no noise.

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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Comfy bed. Clean room. Good shower. Friendly staff. Reasonable price. Unexpected extras like snacks and toiletries were icing on the cake. If you are planning a trip to this part of Utah for any of the great outdoor activities, this is a great place to stay.

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Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your review.

Alachua, Florida
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

My wife checked out this motel on Trip Advisor it was highly rated so we booked it for two nights. First the bed was very comfortable and the area was quiet. The room was large and very clean. I didn't expect toiletries but they were included. All in all a wonderful find in a remote area. Best place to eat...

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JenPei_72, Manager at Whispering Sands Motel, responded to this review

We are happy to hear you had a comfortable stay. Thank you for the review.

Wetmore, Michigan
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I found this little gem on trip advisor. It had good reviews. So happy I booked this hotel. The outside of the hotel looks well maintained, almost new. Checkin was fast. We stayed in the side cabins. Inside the room we were pleasantly surprised. Very clean all the amenities you need. Even a small personal inroom continental breakfast. Quite too!...

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We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your review.

Lander, Wyoming
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I stayed here last year and wanted to come to the area and stay again. Still a very good rate considering Utah! Stayed two nights so I could drive to Bullfrog Marina on route 276 (turnoff was maybe 20 miles south of Hanksville) which just blew me away with its beauty last year. HAD to see it again. The marina...

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Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This Hanksville motel gives you a great central location in the grand circle of southern Utah's national parks; this is why Whispering Sands Motel is premium Hanksville lodging. Enjoy the Satellite TV, wireless internet, air conditioning, and clean/comfy rooms that do include Fridge, microwave, coffee maker, hairdryer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whispering Sands Motel

Address: 90 So. Highway 95, PO Box 158, Hanksville, UT 84734
Region: United States > Utah > Hanksville
Price Range: €78 - €135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Whispering Sands Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 23
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“Try to get one of the "100" rooms.”
virgbrown, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“Book early. Aril 15th starts the tourist season. Lots of hotels rates go up.”
goldwingtk59, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the top floor are much quieter.”
  • Comfy bed with plenty of lights
  • Good clean towels and large bathroom
NyonyaLady, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The cabin rooms are just a touch smaller than the others.”
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“like most motels, 2nd floor is probably quieter.”
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