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Whispering Sands Motel

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90 So. Highway 95, PO Box 158, Hanksville, UT 84734
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Whispering Sands Motel
Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Hanksville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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.

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Murrhardt, Germany
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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... More

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San Jose, California
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35 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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... More

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Chester, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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... More

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Munich, Germany
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38 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 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... More

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Paragonah, Utah, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 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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Additional Information about Whispering Sands Motel

Address: 90 So. Highway 95, PO Box 158, Hanksville, UT 84734
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Location: United States > Utah > Hanksville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Whispering Sands Hotel Hanksville
Whispering Sands Hanksville
Whispering Sands Motel Hanksville, Utah

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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
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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