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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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Lyndhurst, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long drive from Escalante, via Capitol Reef National Park, it was lovely to check in to Whispering Sands. The room has everything you need - comfortable bed, pleasant decor, fridge, good internet connection, nice toiletries and a hairdryer. You get a free breakfast in Stan's Shak in the Gas station next door and 10% reduction on food there... More

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Tallahassee, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hanksville is in the middle of very little and offers nothing to stop for. It is, however, a great place to stay if you are visiting Horsehoe Canyon (Canyonlands National Park), Goblin Valley State Park, and hiking to slot canyons north of Goblin. We did all three and stayed at the Motel three nights. We stayed in the two-story motel,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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... More

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Zephyr Cove, NV
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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... More

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Ely, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 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... More

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

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.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 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... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 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.

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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): $
Number of rooms: 23
Also Known As:
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