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Whispering Sands Motel

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Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Clean, functional and good service. Arrived late but room was all ready anyway. Front desk helped out with several things over the 3 nights I was there. Great overview of the area with information on sights, food, etc. is provided in each room. Good proximaty to Goblin Valley, Little Wild Horse slot canyons and much more. I would go back...

3Thank Ryan M
Spring Grove, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Hanksville, Ut, is about as far from anything one can get in the USA and was a bit surprised at how good the Whispering Sands was. It was desert (except for one of 3-gas-stations in town) in 3-directions with the only restaurant -- BLONDIE's and quite good in itself -- across the street.

1Thank Fred S
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Clean and comfortable hotel, convenient for an overnight stop between Goblin Valley and Capitol Reef National Park. Beds were comfortable, the hotel was quiet, and the breakfast was nice, with boiled eggs, yogurt, cereals, etc.

1Thank Elizabeth R
Mountain Home, Idaho
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Great location if as we were traveling from Bryce Canyon to the Canyon Lands, Arches area via Capitol Reef Park!! Clean, Quiet, Best Bed I've had since leaving Montana Sept. 5th!! Been traveling all around the U.S.

1Thank Ray W
Fort Worth, United States
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Room was clean and comfortable. Continental breakfast at Stan's Burger place next door exceeded expectations. Waffles, boiled eggs ,cereal, assorted breads and bagels. Milk shakes at stands unbelievable.

Thank William Gregg S
Northeast, MO
Reviewed 26 October 2016

On our 10 day trip the most comfortable bed we slept in. Nice clean property, very quiet, has a laundry area. Good restaurants in the area recommended by the staff. Would definitely stay again if in the area.

Thank Cathy H
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This is the second time I've stayed at this motel. The staff was very helpful and knowledgeable of the area. The room was nice and modern. Everything you need in a motel. The beds were comfortable. However, the wifi was very sloooooooow. I don't know if it's the motel's problem, or just that the whole town gets slow internet. I...

Thank Phil B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 15 October 2016

this is a nice little motel. We had a "cabin" roomwith two queens, a micro and refrig. It was quiet and clean. The Internet was not functioning all of the time tho. I would stay here again but I would suggest to the owner that no breakfast would be better than the continental breakfast offered at the cafe/gas station next...

Thank simon4322
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Hanksville is in the middle of nowhere. We were expecting marginal accommodations. This place far exceeded that. It was clean and quiet with very friendly, helpful staff. As a plus, it even includes free breakfast at the burger bar next door. The minus is that the breakfast is very limited.

Thank HeatherH6
Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Whispering Sands is a very clean very comfortable motel, you also get a complementary breakfast at Stans Gas station, which we weren't expecting. Reception staff are very friendly and helpful. Hanksville is a very small town but a great location to stay for visiting Capital Reef NP Goblin Valley state park, Glen Canyon recreation area. There are also a couple...

Thank Lynda856

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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: $131 - $207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Whispering Sands Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 23
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“Book early. Aril 15th starts the tourist season. Lots of hotels rates go up.”
goldwingtk59, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the top floor are much quieter.”
  • Comfy bed with plenty of lights
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NyonyaLady, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The cabin rooms are just a touch smaller than the others.”
Y8325QKchrish, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“like most motels, 2nd floor is probably quieter.”
979clarkh, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Awesome price for a 4 star motel on the way to Slot Canyons or from there to Capitol Reef.”
ptmarie, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
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