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Hotel Aura San Bruno

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Huntington Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good, one night stop for our family. Needed something in close proximity to San Fran but didn't want the hassle of paying to park, etc. The Hotel Aura worked out well. Newer construction, free parking, good wifi, free breakfast which included make your own waffles, etc. The place is very clean. The owner/manager seems to be taking an active interest... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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70 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We took this hotel as it was close to airport and right in between San Francisco and Palo Alto. It was pretty ok, with large rooms and rather clean. Wifi included with fast line. Ordinary breakfast included in the price and some restaurants nearby.

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Austin
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44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After touring Big Sur, needed an overnight close to airport after turning in the rent car. Hotel Aura was more than adequate, though nothing fancy. Room was fine, free continental breakfast was good and the free airport shuttle was what we really needed. Hardly a destination resort but convenient to SFO and friendly service.

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Bend, Oregon
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this hotel specifically because it was close to the airport and claimed to have shuttle service. So when our family of 4 arrived at SFO, we called the hotel and asked them to send the shuttle. They said it was on the way. We waited and waited. Finally I called back twice to see where it was. Eventually... More 

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Prativ P, General Manager at Hotel Aura San Bruno, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your time and providing your feedback. I am sorry to hear the shuttle took long to pick you up from the airport. I am sorry you had to take taxi. The shuttle service we use is called Classic shuttle and it is shared with 5 other hotels. It is an outsourced service but reflects... More 

Tweed Heads, Australia
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26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel near the airport was an affordable alternative to staying in San Francisco at what must have been a very busy time. Shuttle to & from the airport & local bus to the train directly to the city. Good basic breakfast in the breakfast room with a very pleasant lady attendant.

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Prativ P, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Aura San Bruno, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments and review regarding your most recent stay with us.Hearing about how our efforts to give you a pleasant and accommodating experience have been successful is very rewarding for every member of our staff and management team. We always aim to give you the best value for your money and we are so... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice hotel. The room is big and the beds are very comfortable. Very close to the airport. Breakfast was wonderful. The morning hostess was very nice. Very good price for the room. Rooms is very clean.

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Prativ P, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Aura San Bruno, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us the opportunity to recognize our staff for their exemplary work in providing clean and comfortable experience for our valued guests. Our staff is highly trained to give you an exceptional experience, and we are very pleased to learn that we achieved this goal during your recent stay. I am very pleased to learn that you... More 

Bophut, Thailand
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22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for overnight layover we had on trip back to the States. Hotel uses a local service for airport shuttle, so the shuttle is shared by other local hotels. On pickup from airport Hotel Aura we were the first stop. Check-in was easy with friendly staff, rooms were clean but basic. Continental breakfast in the morning, cereal, bread, oatmeal,... More 

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Prativ P, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Aura San Bruno, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your review and giving us an honest look at the guest experience in our hotel. I am glad that you enjoyed the value and the convenient location of our hotel! We are delighted by your compliments, rating and review of our high housekeeping and hospitality standards. Your thorough review is greatly appreciated! We are... More 

Taipei, Taiwan
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stay at this hotel for one night waiting for a transit flight to the Far East the next day. For such a limited purpose stay, this hotel just suited my need. The room is clean. Wifi is free. And they offer simple but nice continental breakfast. However, it has no gym, let alone swimming pool. It is near the... More 

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Prativ P, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Aura San Bruno, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your compliments to our breakfast options and service. We seek to give each guest a very comfortable and accommodating experience and we are thrilled to hear of our success in this ambition. We hope to impress you again during your next visit and we thank you for sharing your experience. More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They claim to have a free airport shuttle, but this was simply not true. We waited thirty five minutes for their shuttle to come, but after four phone calls claiming we were forced to give up. We had to take a taxi which costed us an extra twenty dollars. The room quality is just okay. The wifi doesn't work.... Oh... More 

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Prativ P, General Manager at Hotel Aura San Bruno, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your time and providing us your valuable feedback. I am sorry to hear that your stay at our hotel was mediocre. We do have free shuttle to and from the airport. I am sorry it took little longer than normal to pick you up. As you may have seen the shuttle is shared with... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice well kept hotel, also reasonably priced for the area. Includes pretty decent breakfast. Easy access to airport or to San Francisco downtown. Takes about 20 minutes without traffic. Rooms are OK, and equipped with fridge and coffee makers. Shower can use some update, but clean and taken care of

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Prativ P, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Aura San Bruno, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the compliments you give to our hotel! We value our customer's experience that is why we always make sure that our facilities are in good shape to provide our customers the best we can offer in a reasonable price. It is rewarding to hear that we have succeeded in making you feel at home and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Aura in San Bruno, California is situated in an ideal location next to San Francisco Airport (SFO) for your next visit to the San Francisco Bay Area. When you stay at this affordable, yet luxurious hotel, you'll experience plush bedding, a wide range of amenities, and a variety of services such as free on-site parking for your vehicle. If you don't have a car, you can catch your flight out of SFO with our free airport shuttle service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Aura San Bruno

Address: 190 El Camino Real, San Bruno, CA 94066 (Formerly Howard Johnson Express Inn San Bruno/SFO West)
Location: United States > California > San Bruno
Price Range: $110 - $266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Aura San Bruno 2*
Number of rooms: 49
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San Bruno Howard Johnson
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