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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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  • 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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Redding, California
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114 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was pleasantly surprised when I arrived at this motel. The room was exceptionally clean and updated. The Jacuzzi bath tub was very nice with a very large bathroom. The beds were very comfortable and I like that they had chairs outside your room.

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Oklahoma
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is right in the middle of no where but it is a great place to rest and relax for the evening. It has tons of parking and WiFi. But you have to remember you are in the middle of nowhere and the WiFi only works slow or not at all.

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Vero Beach,Florida
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47 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Desk clerk friendly. Easy check-in.The room and bathroom was spotless. Water pressure great,wiif great,comfortable beds and pillows,room was big,liked that there was a sink and counter outside the bathroom. Sheets and towels good quality. Quiet peaceful sleep. There are 2 floors. Never heard the people above us and there were people there as we saw them. Good air conditioner,quiet. Only... More 

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Texas
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160 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not much in this small town, but I was surprised that I liked this place. Nice and quiet-satisfied our needs for a one-night stay. Your stay comes with a continental breakfast at the nearby Stan's Burger Shack which is owned by the same family, as well as, the Slickrock Grill and RV park. By the way, we had a good... More 

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San Rafael, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't have a reservation and the sign said No Vacancy. What to do in a small place with few options? My husband went into the office anyway and came out with keys to our room! Hooray. Nice, clean, spacious room. Also got a discount at the best place to eat dinner in Hanksville as part of the deal and... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We took a road trip recently and ended up passing through Hanksville, Utah, looking for a place to stay. The AAA guide review does not do this establishment justice. It is not very attractive on the outside, but the rooms are lovely! Great A/C, nice amenities, beautiful soft towels. We'd been on a road trip for 10 days and this... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This year marked our third time to motorcycle across Utah 12 and some of the most beautiful roads in the country. It also marked our third stay at the Whispering Sands. On our road trips we try to watch our budget and find lodging that is clean and comfortable. This hotel has met our needs on all three stays. Hanksville... More 

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sydney
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

It appears to be in the middle of nowhere but it now holds a place in the middle of my heart. The room was spotless, the bed big and comfortable and the staff friendly and helpful. The little welcome gifts by various town businesses was a lovely touch. It has a coin operated laundry which was very welcome and, even... More 

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Lagrange
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We had made reservations for this motel. Driving east from Capitol Reef National Park, lodging choices were fairly limited. As we drove through the town of Hankesville, we didn't know what to expect--but were pleasantly surprised to find this clean motel at the edge of town. Lady at the reception desk was very helpful and friendly. We had a clean... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Hanksville is a long way from anywhere, it seems. My expectations for a hotel here were not very high. I was very pleasantly surprised by this motel. It is very much like a mid-level chain hotel in terms of cleanliness, amenities and location. Next door is a convenience store and a burger joint. The staff was very helpful, the room... More 

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