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    Whispering Sands Motel

    90 So. Highway 95, PO Box 158, Hanksville, UT 84734
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    2017-10-29 2017-10-30
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    Free Wifi
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    Self-Serve Laundry
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 346 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    There are really only two motels in town and the Whispering Sands is the best. It is convenient, located on the east end of town withing easy walking distance of the two eateries. The rooms are clean and attractive. If you get a room on...More

    Thank Steve C
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The Whispering Sands is actually a very comfortable motel, reasonably priced, clean, and a pleasant staff. It's not luxury accommodations, but more than adequate and better than you might expect in this dusty little village. We used it as base camp for a hike into...More

    Thank Trudger55
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Really nice place in the absolute middle of nowhere. Nice little town with a decent restaurant no too far from the motel. Clean and attractive room. Laundry facility is a great feature. Highly recommend.

    Thank bigfoot14b
    Response from JenPei_72, Manager at Whispering Sands MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for choosing to stay with us, we are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I have stayed here several times over the last few years. It is clean, quiet, and at a good price. The staff are very nice and helpful. I've tried other motels in the area and been disappointed. I have not been disappointed with Whispering Sands....More

    Thank CrustyCurmudgeon
    Response from JenPei_72, Manager at Whispering Sands MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review and thank you for returning to stay.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We had stopped in Hanksville during roadtrips in 2007 and 2011, but this was the first time we decided to spend the night here. The Whispering Sands Motel is a motel with small rooms and comfortable beds. It is a five minute walk to Duke's...More

    Thank Will de d
    Response from JenPei_72, Manager at Whispering Sands MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review of our motel. We appreciate your business.

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Price range
    • US$70 - US$132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 23
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    • Location
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    • Utah >
    • Hanksville
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    • Whispering Sands Hanksville
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    Room & Suite (36)
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    Mband42
    10 October 2015|
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    Response from Duke A | Property representative |
    I am sorry, at this time we do not have a pool.
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    mtndiver92
    23 September 2015|
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    Response from JenPei_72 | Property representative |
    I am sorry but we do not allow pets. We do offer a $10 discount for AAA or AARP
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    d0ngaspar
    15 February 2015|
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    Response from JenPei_72 | Property representative |
    Cancellation Policy: If for any reason you wish to cancel your reservation, you will need to send an email stating your request to cancel. You must do this at least 24 hours prior to arrival date. Any cancellation made at... More
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    "First floor on the far end"
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    "I stayed in one of the attached "cabins". Very quiet and convenient to the car."
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    "no bad rooms, I was on first floor."
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    "Try to get one of the "100" rooms."
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