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Whispering Sands Motel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 20 November 2014

This is no five star Hyatt Regency, but you need to remember you're in Hanksville, Utah, this is not the end of the civilized world but you're pretty darn close. I wish every room in the country had rooms as clean and fresh, for the same price. Outside temps were in the teens but a nice quiet room furnace warmed...

3Thank DeLoss C
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 9 November 2014

Fantastic homely place for a stopover to explore the local area. Rooms are clean and tidy, staff are fantastic and plenty of local options for a meal. We were on a 5 week road trip adventure across southern US with no planned or booked stops, grabbing what accommodation we could where we could, and Whispering Sands was one of those...

3Thank Chris A
San Diego, California
Reviewed 5 November 2014

We were driving from Bryce Canyon, through Capitol Reef on our way to Moab and selected Hanksville as a good overnight stop. Our check-in and check-out service was quick and friendly. The room was clean and well maintained. We liked the firm mattress, the in-room WiFi and the breakfast next door at Stan's Shak. The room had a coffee maker,...

1Thank CA_Travel_Two
Reviewed 29 October 2014

Cute room, and it was nice and clean. The beds however were very uncomfortable and there was a lot of noise from the adjoining rooms. The curtains did not reach the bottom of the window and people were going past with flashlights which shined in our faces. Very thin walls and noisy neighbors meant we got very little sleep. The...

Thank Denjack24
West Haven, Utah, United States
Reviewed 27 October 2014 via mobile

The beds were terribly hard. Woke up sore and unrested. We stayed in room for 108. Also the shower head was like water needles hitting you. But the room was very clean and otherwise well furnished. At only $80/night I should not complain and the location was perfect for our weekend's plans. If they would put in new pillow top...

Thank Daniel B
Lyndhurst, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2014

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...

1Thank Katrina L
Tallahassee, Florida
Reviewed 2 October 2014

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,...

1Thank HeadofSpreesUS
Reviewed 30 September 2014

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.

Thank rdgtchr
Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed 29 September 2014

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...

1Thank Budrock9
Zephyr Cove, NV
Reviewed 23 September 2014

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...

1Thank Blooeyz777

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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 

Additional Information about Whispering Sands Motel

Address: 90 So. Highway 95, PO Box 158, Hanksville, UT 84734
Region: United States > Utah > Hanksville
Price Range: $117 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Whispering Sands Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 23
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