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Whispering Sands Motel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 9 June 2015

Best hotel in Hanksville. Stay here every year when we come. Clean and well kept and continental breakfast included. Great place for stopover if on the Canyonlands Grand Circle between Capitol Reef and Goblin Valley. Hanksville Inn is a little cheaper for the more budget conscious and there is also Duke's Slickrock Campground and RV for those on a shoestring,...

Thank DarrelR
Reviewed 7 June 2015

If you want to stay in Hanksville, I can recommend the Whispering Sands. The motel is clean and comfortable, and there is a gas station and some restaurants/eating places nearby. Hanksville is a pretty quiet sort of place, with not much going on. For dinner, we walked to the Slickrock restaurant(?) and had some good ribs. Breakfast was next door...

Thank sgjsn
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Hanksville is a small place and one must adjust expectations accordingly. But it is also very centrally located to a number of ntural attractions (Capitol Reef, Lake Powell, Canyonlands, Goblin Valley). Whispering Sands offers a consistent, comfortable base to see the area. The rooms are appointed with the needed amenities to be comfortable. The place is well-maintained and has a...

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Indian Harbour Beach, Florida
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Was my least favorite hotel on our two week trip through. Not much choice tho if you are on your way from Monument Valley to Capitol Reef and want to stop to see Goblin Valley State Park. We were in the prefab cabins. I think they all ran off the same water heater since the shower temperature varied from hot...

Thank buckmountain
Meridian, Idaho
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Our family stayed in a very clean, comfortable room on the second floor for two nights as we explored the surrounding area. Great hot water, great AC, friendly staff! Very convenient to have small market/gas station next door. AND Stan's Burgers next to the market. Great sandwiches and awesome shakes there. We wholeheartedly endorse the Whispering Sands and will be...

Thank d0csma
Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

My family recently stayed in the Whispering Sands for one night on two different evening while hiking and camping in the Henry Mountains / Escalante / Capital Reef / Canyonlands area. All of my motel requirements were met: friendly staff, very clean rooms, great hot water, fair price, and comfortable beds. If you are in the area, you will be...

Thank FMueller1950
Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 14 May 2015

Very small town, stayed here for a great nights sleep before descending into The Great Gallery Pictographs in remote section of Canyonlands NP Very cute motel...nice room, great soaps! Would love to come back Ate at steakhouse diwn the road...awesome

1Thank Beachglass1006
Mendon, New York
Reviewed 11 May 2015

Friendly, pleasant place on the main road next to a gas station/market, and burger restaurant. Complimentary continental breakfast starts at 6 AM at the burger restaurant (Stan's Burger Shak) next door or you can go to Duke's Slickrock just a very short distance away and receive a discount on your cooked breakfast. Much busier than I thought it would be...

1Thank M F
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 May 2015

There are only two Motels in Hanksville and we chose this one as it had many more cars in the lot than the other hotel and we were glad we did. The Motel has been upgraded and was very clean and comfortable, the only problems being that one of the lamps over the bed did not have a switch (completely...

Thank gaynorclare
Reviewed 1 May 2015

This was the perfect hotel to stay at the night before meeting our Canyoneering guide. Room was cleand and the lady behind the desk was warm and welcoming. We needed extra towels... no problem! Restaurant right next door too.

Thank hoonjye

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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: RM374 - RM653 (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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