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Whispering Sands Motel
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Hanksville
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

There are really only two motels in town and the Whispering Sands is the best. It is convenient, located on the east end of town withing easy walking distance of the two eateries.

The rooms are clean and attractive. If you get a room on the first floor, you can pull your cart right up to the door for easy loading with your luggage. The price is good. and the air conditioner is good in a place where it gets really hot. The staff is friendly and efficient. And the rooms are relatively soundproof and block out road noise.

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Room Tip: First floor on the far end
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  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled with friends
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JenPei_72, Manager at Whispering Sands Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

The Whispering Sands is actually a very comfortable motel, reasonably priced, clean, and a pleasant staff.
It's not luxury accommodations, but more than adequate and better than you might expect in this dusty little village. We used it as base camp for a hike into the Horseshoe Canyon area, and it proved a very good choice.

Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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JenPei_72, Manager at Whispering Sands Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Really nice place in the absolute middle of nowhere. Nice little town with a decent restaurant no too far from the motel. Clean and attractive room. Laundry facility is a great feature. Highly recommend.

Room Tip: I stayed in one of the attached "cabins". Very quiet and convenient to the car.
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  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled solo
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JenPei_72, Manager at Whispering Sands Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

I have stayed here several times over the last few years. It is clean, quiet, and at a good price. The staff are very nice and helpful. I've tried other motels in the area and been disappointed. I have not been disappointed with Whispering Sands. Great respite in Hanksville.

  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled with family
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JenPei_72, Manager at Whispering Sands Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We had stopped in Hanksville during roadtrips in 2007 and 2011, but this was the first time we decided to spend the night here. The Whispering Sands Motel is a motel with small rooms and comfortable beds. It is a five minute walk to Duke's Slickrock Grill were we had dinner and breakfast. Apparently, Whispering Sands and Duke's are owned by the same person, just like half of the rest of Hanksville. This is an excellent stop for a traveller who is seeking a bed for a night.

Stayed: September 2017, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Whispering Sands Motel

Address: 90 So. Highway 95, PO Box 158, Hanksville, UT 84734
Region: United States > Utah > Hanksville
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Hanksville
Price Range: RM254 - RM437 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Whispering Sands Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 23
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 
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