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Hotel Aura San Bruno

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Modesto
Reviewed December 2, 2014

We needed a hotel near the airport. We chose this for location and reasonable rate. Free parking, which is a plus, and then we took the elevator to the lobby. We were met by a very friendly, helpful young lady. She checked us in quickly. Our room was a double queen. The room was spotless, and while not enormous, it...

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

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are so glad that you enjoyed yourself at our hotel. We hope to see you again soon!

Los Angeles
Reviewed November 15, 2014

What a great property, helpful staff & such a convenient location close to SFO. What a pleasant, unexpected surprise! Definitely will stay here again!

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

We are so glad to hear from you and to learn that we were able to give you a pleasant experience. It is heartwarming to hear of how our efforts to give you a great experience, filled with hospitality, comfort, and convenience have been successful. Thank you for sharing this review.

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Reviewed November 15, 2014

The room is clean and the bathroom as well. Service is great. Breakfast need more food of selection there are no bacon.

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

Thank you so much for your compliments, rating, and review of our high housekeeping and cleanliness standards. Thank you so much for sharing this experience and giving us the opportunity to recognize our staff for exemplary work.

Asheville
Reviewed November 14, 2014

Was very very pleased with the Howard Johnson in San Bruno. The staff were very helpful finding restaurants, a good laundromat and directions to stores and the hospital. I spent 8 days there and have no complaint. Celia's across the street has fabulous Mexican food and Fat Wongs Kitchen was a tasty Chinese fare at a reasonable price. Toto's was...

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

It is great to hear from you and I am so glad that you enjoyed our staff courtesy and have taken the time to recognize the hospitality and care that we aim to provide for each and every guest. It means a lot to hear from guests who are satisfied with all of our services and amenities. We are also...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed November 10, 2014

Stayed at this hotel for a quick night’s stay after a late night flight into SFO. This hotel was a bit farther away from the airport that I originally thought, but there was still a hotel shuttle to pick us up, so it didn’t matter. The hotel also wasn’t in the best area, but neither is the hotel. This was...

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

Thank you for sharing your perspective of our hotel’s accommodations and services! It is so rewarding to hear that we were able to provide a clean and comfortable experience. We are glad that you found our location to be convenient. It means a lot to hear from guests who are satisfied with all of our services and amenities. On behalf...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed November 10, 2014

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San Diego, California
Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

This was my first time staying here on an overnight in SFO.. Hotels are not cheap in this area. And you could get a suite in Vegas for this price, but sfo prices are high for hotels always! So spend your money wisely! The rooms here are good,,, clean, more modern than some of the budget places close by, refrigerator,...

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and to acknowledge the efforts of our hardworking staff to be as accommodating, helpful, and welcoming as possible. It is so rewarding to hear that we were able to provide a clean and comfortable experience. It is wonderful to hear of the great impression we made with our amenities and...

Minnesota
Reviewed November 8, 2014

A great option for airport staging, this hotel is clean, comfortable and convenient. Nice, helpful staff, decent continental breakfast, wonderful beds. While the neighborhood is a little shabby, the property is very nice. Actually better than several hotels we stayed in on our central California trip, at half the cost, with free garage parking. Less than 10 minutes to the...

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and to acknowledge the efforts of our hardworking staff to be as accommodating, helpful, and welcoming as possible. It is so rewarding to hear that we were able to provide a clean and comfortable experience. We are also very happy that you found our location to be convenient. It is...

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Reviewed October 28, 2014

Recently 8 of us booked rooms for 3 night stays in Oct 2014. We were very happy with the rooms, the beds, the breakfast, the hotel staff and the price. We also used the shuttle twice, which was extremely convenient. We found the area restaurants delicious and within easy walking distance, so all in all, we were very content with...

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

Thank you for taking the time to let us know how you enjoyed your stay with us! It is heartwarming to hear of how our efforts to give you a great experience, filled with hospitality, comfort, and convenience have been successful. We're glad you had a great time with us and we look forward to serving you again.

San Diego, California
Reviewed October 26, 2014

Made advance online reservations requesting quiet room away from road, elevators, stairs (I'm a light sleeper). Jason was very attentive during check-in. He quoted my online request, and said that he's putting us in a room on the top floor, in the far corner away from the main road. I've not had much success in the past with getting other...

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It is great to hear from you and I am so glad that you enjoyed our staff courtesy and have taken the time to recognize the hospitality and care that we aim to provide for each and every guest. It is so rewarding to hear that we were able to provide a clean and comfortable experience. We are also happy...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Breakfast Available
  • Meeting Rooms
  • 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 94066-5552 (Formerly Howard Johnson Express Inn San Bruno/SFO West)
Location: United States > California > San Bruno
Price Range: $109 - $185 (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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“I chose two queen beds and the room was very large, with refrig and microwave too!”
 of 5 bubbles marcoso839, Jan 19, 2017 | Read review
“No room is bad but second floor is best.”
 of 5 bubbles Valenzuela2, Dec 28, 2016 | Read review
“We arrived at 12:30 am and were given a noisy room overlooking the main road. Request a room AWAY from the road to have peace and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles AZfreebirds, Dec 7, 2016 | Read review
“Great size room that was clean and well kept.”
 of 5 bubbles Q8288AHlynnf, Nov 16, 2016 | Read review
“Very good location to SFO and free parking”
 of 5 bubbles 484rf, Nov 10, 2016 | Read review
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