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Chicago, Illinois
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67 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We stayed here on our way to Capitol Reef National Park. Hanksville is about an hour from the park, so the location was perfect for us. The motel was perfect for us. We requested a room on the first floor which is much easier when you have a bunch of stuff you need to take into the room. The room... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

What a surprise. This motel was outstanding in a little town of about 200 people. Everything was excellent and the staff very helpful. Not much to do in this town but the stay was fantastic. Every amenity you would expect from a more expensive area. Breakfast was in a small shop next door and basic. I would stay again in... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Just back from a trip to Utah and had the misfortune to stay at this motel. On my first night, I woke early hours in the morning to use the toilet. After switching on the bedside light and pulling back the covers, I was horrified to find my bed crawling with bed bugs. I lost count of how many I... More 

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2 Thank Tony D
Duke A, Manager at Whispering Sands Motel, responded to this review

First of all, I would like to thank you for bring this problem to our attention the same day. This was very helpful in part that we were able to take care of it that day. Bed bugs are horrible little bugs that travel with guests from city to city, they do not have any predigests. And, I would like... More 

Chester, Virginia
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

This was an awesome hotel, particularly considering the remote location. Nicely appointed and clean. Quite as well. 2 good eateries nearby. The owner only had double occupancies available, but charged me for a single. I was on a 30 day trip, stayed at a lot of hotels. This was one of the top 3 and the best value for the... More 

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Huntington, Utah
1 review
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We Love staying at Whispering Sands Motel each time we visit this area! Clean Rooms, Comfortable Beds, Friendly Service, And a Beautiful area! What more could you ask for? I would recommend staying there if your traveling in the area!!

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Thank mtbk24
Duke A, Manager at Whispering Sands Motel, responded to this review

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for choosing to stay with us we hope to see you again. Jeanette More 

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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

The beds were nice. I got in a room with two memory foam beds(only needed one but it was the last room open.) I'd recommend making reservations ahead of arrival. They literally barely had a room for me. The air worked good for an older looking unit. I've barely began traveling after working all summer post highschool and so far... More 

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Duke A, Manager at Whispering Sands Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. More 

West Jordan, Utah
1 review
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Bed was so comfortable, went out hiking the day I arrived and it was relaxing to come back to a clean, nice room. Bathroom was clean and room overall looked great! I would definitely recommend staying here.

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Duke A, Manager at Whispering Sands Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Whispering Sands Motel, and thank you for your review. Jeanette More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Clean, quiet and comfortable place to stay. Stayed there while on a business trip circuit, I would definitely recommend it if you're passing through the area. Large parking lot if you are pulling a boat or RV. I can't speak to the breakfast because I was on the road early, but they give you a voucher for a continental breakfast... More 

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Duke A, Manager at Whispering Sands Motel, responded to this review

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for choosing to stay with us. More 

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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Guys be carefful and check well your bed! We were staying here 2 days ago and the room looked quiet clean but later we found out that the bed was full of bed bugs! Next day i got terrible super itchy rush on my skin ! It is the last thing you need on your holidays! It was really disguisting... More 

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JenPei_72, Manager at Whispering Sands Motel, responded to this review

I apologize, I feel horrible about this. Thank you for bring this to our attention. No matter how wonderful of a job my housekeepers do, it only takes one suitcase with those ugly bugs hitching a ride. We have had our pet control come in and take care of this unfortunate issue. Again, I apologize for your terrible experience. We... More 

Hamburg, Germany
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68 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

My wife and I spend two nights in the Whispering Sands Motel after we had been staying in a more or less shabby motel in Escalante. Due to the comparable location we were pretty stoked finding the Whispering Sands being clean, comfy, and even in a good shape. We were staying the the main building having a king sized bedroom... More 

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Duke A, Manager at Whispering Sands Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your business. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: $91 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Whispering Sands Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 23
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“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
“The king in the main building have gorgeous memory foam mattresses....go get one!”
 of 5 bubbles Jan_Hikelust, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We were on the top floor and it was very quiet. Rest of our family was on bottom floor and they said they heard nothing as well.”
 of 5 bubbles 841debbied, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
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