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Whispering Sands Motel

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Gardnerville, Nevada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Clean rooms, no detectable oder of smoking. Friendly front desk. Rooms nicely appointed, coffee etc. I was surprised by the cleanliness of the room. Convenient to other services in Hanksville. Highly recommended for a stay in Hanksville.

Thank syudla
Durango, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been staying here for a number of years. Always clean and very nice. They have everything you may need in the room. Everything! Very convenient to Stan's Burger Shack and Blondie's eatery. Blondie' s has great breakfast sandwiches. The value at whispering sands exceeds the price even after April 1st.

Thank clark8131
Riverton, Utah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The "cabin" was clean and the bed fairly comfortable. However, it was in single digits outside and our cabin heater worked okay for about 2 hours then it started blowing cold air. There was no phone in the room to contact management and it was late. We were in our pjs and it was freezing outside so running to the...

Thank mbarnes151
Riverton, Utah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed at "Whispering Sands" at least three times a year for the past several years on our way to and from Lake Powell. Accommodations are clean and quiet. The included breakfast at nearby Stan's is an added bonus: pastries, bagels, fruit, juices and even waffles. We enjoy chatting with the owners and employees of the restaurant and they...

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Michigan Center, Michigan
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Let's face it, Hanksville is way away from everything. A bit of its charm. Two motels, about three restaurants, and a couple of gas station/convenience stores. This motel is O.K. if you can handle highly fragranced everything - the sheets, the room in general, the motel office. And expect no special treatment as they know they are about the only...

Thank Robert S
East Hampton, New York
Reviewed 10 February 2017

After driving for hours through canyons and amazing sights thinking there would not be a place to stay, we found this gem. Everything was pristine, accoutrements were everywhere. There were amenities such as shampoo, creme rinse and lotion, coffee, microwave and refrigerator. New mattress and surrounds made it so comfortable we would have stayed longer just for the comfort. the...

2Thank ptmarie
JenPei_72, Manager at Whispering Sands Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your shining review. We appreciate your business and hope you return again.

Wareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We have stayed here several times over the years, as Hanksville is a convenient stopping-off point if you are travelling from, for instance the National Parks near Moab and want a base for Capitol Reef 30 miles away. Recently we've opted to stay in one of the cabins, which are very comfortable and private. The rooms are well-equipped and attractive,...

1Thank EveW702
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

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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: ₹ 4,913 - ₹ 8,909 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Whispering Sands Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 23
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“Awesome price for a 4 star motel on the way to Slot Canyons or from there to Capitol Reef.”
 of 5 bubbles ptmarie, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The cabins, being single storey, are very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles EveW702, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor some better views of excellent surrounding scenery.”
 of 5 bubbles freds911, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“small with 2 floors in the main building and no elevator, and several cabin type rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 586haroldk, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 110 infested with bed bugs”
 of 5 bubbles TonyD302, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
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