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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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Draper, Utah
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great hotel located along a scenic highway! Beds are fabulous, rooms are clean and smell great! Even during the busy season be sure to book here if this is the area you wish to stay in! No breakfast included. However, each room does have a microwave, fridge and coffee pot!

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Mayfield, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

i spent an evening at The Whispering Sands in one of the cabins on a snowy, cold night. The fellow at the front desk was friendly and helpful. The room was warm and had comfortable beds. It isn't a 5-star property by any means, but a very pleasant room and a great value.

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Elmhurst, Illinois
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69 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

If you leave Capitol Reef NP at sunset and head east on Hwy. 24, you'll soon start to worry where you're going to spend the night. After 37 miles this motel appeared out of the darkness in Hanksville. At that point we would have stayed anywhere, but we were very pleasantly surprised by how nice it was. The room was... More 

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Nottingham UK
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21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We found the room in this Motel very comfortable. It was very well appointed and there was everything you could need including a fridge and microwave, which we didn't use as we ate at Stans Burger Shack, which we would recommend. We only stayed there one night but would thoroughly recommend it.

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Morgan, Utah, Usa
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Great place to stay,great rates, great rooms, awesome hospitality owners are awesome, the management is great, staff is friendly. The room was clean beds were comfortable easy access. The only place I will stay when I'm in that area.

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DeWitt, Michigan
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308 reviews
83 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

We did not know what to expect when we stopped here for the night. When we opened the door to our second floor room we were pleased with what we saw. The guest room had two queen beds, flat-screen TV, mini fridge and microwave. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. The room also had a small round... More 

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South Fork, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

We had read good reviews of this motel and were still pleasantly surprised at the quality of the rooms. Very pleasant manager. The king room has a new memory foam mattress and was first rate. The queen mattresses are standard issue and mediocre in comfort. We understand that there are plans to upgrade all mattresses. The rooms are quiet, so... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

We stayed at this hotel for one night on Sept 15, 2015. We had #11, which was a king bed room which was on the ground floor (with another above). There isn't much to Hanksville and it feels remote. The room had a fridge, microwave, sofa and very slow Wi-Fi. Unfortunately there was only one bedside table which was awkward.... More 

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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

The manager was very friendly and helpful. The room was clean with a small frig, microwave, and coffee pot. It also came with coffee, tea, creamers, etc. along with nice bath accessories. There's not much in Hanksville but we did have a good meal and a restful night. We'd stay there again.

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Chicago
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228 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Pleasant owner welcome, relatively clean room ( don't look under the bed- they haven't for a while....), hard bed and relatively quiet, we were here for the outdoors, not a spa stay. This is more a junction than town.... So if you need to be in the area, staying here at least gives you some food options in the 'town'.

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