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Whispering Sands Motel

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  • Excellent39%
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  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
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Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

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
Response from JenPei_72, Manager at Whispering Sands MotelResponded 31 October 2017

Thank you for choosing to stay with us. Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 6 October 2017 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 Jon F
Response from JenPei_72, Manager at Whispering Sands MotelResponded 31 October 2017

Thank you for the review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 1 October 2017

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 3 October 2017

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

Reviewed 1 October 2017

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 3 October 2017

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

Reviewed 29 September 2017 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 3 October 2017

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

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
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Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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US$98 - US$132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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lovelaughsew
28 January 2018|
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Response from HarryCO2015 | Reviewed this property |
As you now know, Slick Rock Grill will be closed when you plan to visit. They were the one that definitely served beer. However, if the weather is good, you could pick up a six pack at Hollow Mountain next to Blondies and... More
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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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"second floor"
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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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