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Whispering Sands Motel

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 21 August 2014

This is in the middle of nowhere and you don't have many choices but it was a very pleasant stay. Nothing fancy but they tried to put little homey touches in the rooms. Loved the cut out lamps. Hanksville is dusty and I was surprised how clean they kept the insides of the rooms. The beds were comfortable and free...

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Chester, Virginia
Reviewed 17 August 2014

We were touring the many national parks and had stayed in many motels. Whispering sands is a hidden gem, and the best we stayed in. Would definitely recommend this place as it is very clean, the staff are friendly and helpful and it is excellent value for money.

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Colorado Springs
Reviewed 16 August 2014

On a trip to view southern Utah, we chose a queen cabin at Whispering Sands Motel on the southeast approach to Hanksville, Utah. Great little place, off the beaten path, very quiet & clean, good cell service. Centrally located at intersection of UT24 & 95 between Arches and Canyonlands National Parks to northeast, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area to southeast...

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Red Bank, New Jersey
Reviewed 14 August 2014

We were travelling the Goblin Valley and Capital Reefs area so this is a good location. Motel is close to 2 burger joints and one restaurant. There is also gas and cell service, which is hard to find in this area. Motel units are clean and modern. We had two rooms on the first floor in the main building. Both...

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Reviewed 13 August 2014

We stayed at Whispering Sands on our way home from Lake Powell. We were very pleasantly surprised by the quality of the room and the great service at the front desk. Rooms were exceptionally clean. Staff is helpful and friendly. We will return for a stay on our next trip to Lake Powell!

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Manchester
Reviewed 7 August 2014

We stayed here between visiting Capitol Reef and Goblin Valley. The rooms were large enough and pleasant enough. Parking was very easy. There is not a lot to do in Hanksville itself, but I suspect like us most people are just passing through. The laundry facilities were ideal in the middle of our Utah trip to get some clean clothes...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 27 July 2014

We chose to stay at the Whispering Sands Motel on our way to Capitol Reef National Park. The motel was a big surprise. While a lot of hotels and motels next to popular tourist destinations do not deliver great value and service for the money they charge, the Whispering Sands Motel is a pleasant exception from this sad rule. The...

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Paragonah, Utah, United States
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Just needed a room for the night on our way to some National Parks. Wasn't expecting much, but was very pleasantly surprised! The lady at the front desk was very friendly and the rooms were much nicer than expected. I would highly recommend this motel.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 14 July 2014

What a great place to stay!! Jillian (I believe that was her name), was so nice and accommodating. She found out that we had a little one with us and asked if we wanted a slightly bigger room at no extra charge. I loved being in the middle of nowhere. My family and I stopped here on our way from...

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Duke A, Manager at Whispering Sands Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Safe travels, we hope you will stay with us again. Jeanette Pei

New Hampshire
Reviewed 11 July 2014

OK, there are limited choices. However, this is a nice clean hotel with great folks in the front office. They have a building with rooms and individual cabins. I had just booked 9 cabins here while we were on a motorcycle trip. Everyone was very happy, beds were great and bathrooms clean. They do have a nice discount program with...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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: €69 - €126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Whispering Sands Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 23
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“like most motels, 2nd floor is probably quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 979clarkh, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Awesome price for a 4 star motel on the way to Slot Canyons or from there to Capitol Reef.”
 of 5 bubbles ptmarie, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The cabins, being single storey, are very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles EveW702, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor some better views of excellent surrounding scenery.”
 of 5 bubbles freds911, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“small with 2 floors in the main building and no elevator, and several cabin type rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 586haroldk, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
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