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Whispering Sands Motel

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Reviewed 30 September 2014

We arrived in one of the recent downpours this area has been experiencing, and found the staff and place quite nice. She even came down in the heavy rain with lightbulbs for us. The room is pleasant, and contains all needed -- good beds, nice linens, frig and microwave, tv, and good internet.

Thank rdgtchr
Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed 29 September 2014

We stayed at the Whispering Sands Motel en route from Kodachrome Basin State Park to Price, Utah. We found the hotel's staff quite friendly, the rooms very clean and having a laundry room available was perfect for us since we have traveled for seven days before then. Anyway, the AC unit worked fine; the beds were comfortable; and there was...

1Thank Budrock9
Zephyr Cove, NV
Reviewed 23 September 2014

It doesn't look like much from the outside (especially the row of rooms/cabins that look like glorified TuffSheds), but the rooms are surprisingly comfortable and clean. There was a refrigerator and microwave in the room, but no ironing board. The carpet looked fairly new, fluffy and clean. Hanksville is a very small town, so dining options are very limited, but...

1Thank Blooeyz777
Reviewed 21 September 2014

We were initially planning on driving through Hanksville, and spending the night camping in Capitol Reef, but our 7 week old daughter had other plans for us. She let us know that she needed a break from the tent, and left us with no other options than Hanksville. The other motels in town looked flat out scary at night, and...

1Thank Julia B
Ely, Nevada
Reviewed 20 September 2014

I am very impressed with this particular Hotel. Very clean and comfortable and staffed with friendly people with a high level of commitment and integrity. It is my pleasure to stay with them as I work in the area for up to 10 days at a time and feel I am well taken care of and appreciated. The other motels...

Thank John G
West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 8 September 2014 via mobile

Clean rooms, great staff. If your on a trip on the motorcycles stop in small town great people. Only place for hundreds of miles. I would recommend it to any body after a long ride. Rode with 14 people were all happy with the place. Good luck happy riding.

1Thank Scottman66
New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 September 2014

We stopped in this hotel on our trip between Lake Powell and Capitol Reef National Park. We were positively impressed by the size of the rooms, furniture that was pretty new, nice flat TVs, clean carpets and none of the things that typically annoy you in small road side hotels north-east. The owners definitely invest in hotel and want their...

Thank trampolsky
Reviewed 28 August 2014

We have stayed at The Whispering Sands Motel three times in the past couple of years. It is always clean. They don't allow pets--which we like. They also don't allow smoking in the rooms--which we like. I highly recommend this.

Thank Kristie S
Murrhardt, Germany
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Here are the details: Staff: Very friendly at the check-in. Room: Clean and modern rooms with enough space for my family (4 Persons). The room had a flat screen TV, a refrigerator and a coffee machine. The beds are good and comfortable. The air conditioning and the bathroom were clean. The hotel had free WiFI and a laundry. You get...

Thank Martin W
San Jose, California
Reviewed 22 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...

Thank Chris T

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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: RM332 - RM602 (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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