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Hotel Aura San Bruno
Ranked #2 of 13 Hotels in San Bruno
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed June 5, 2013

We stayed one night at this hotel and we were quite pleased. The room was big and clean and there are a lot of shops around. We had a pizza delivered to the room and it was quite fast. Overall a good hotel. It is a bit far from the airport and if you take the shuttle you will need at least 25 minutes!

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Prativ P, General Manager at Hotel Aura San Bruno, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2013

Dear Valued Guest, it was a pleasure hosting you at Howard Johnson in San Bruno. We are happy to be your first choice. Please come visit us again, we will continue to strive to make you feel most comfortable. Thank you for your kind comments.

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Reviewed June 1, 2013

Very close to airport, no problems checking in even at 2 AM in the night. breakfast was adequate and decent. Rooms were clean as well.
Only complaint is that the parking underground and on the street level is very congested and difficult to park and reverse while going out.
Close to grocery/pharmacy stores as well.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled with family
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1  Thank liike2travel
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Prativ P, General Manager at Hotel Aura San Bruno, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2013

Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for your recent stay at our hotel. We are glad you like our hotel. We appreciate your time and giving us your feedback. Hope to see you in future.

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Reviewed May 26, 2013

My stay at HJ was very well . The staff is very friendly , rooms are very wide and very clean. The supply was arranged very well. Price very much affordable and location was totally in the heart of city. Nothing can be better then getting this service in this price. I would definatly visit again and stay there every time.Cheers

Room Tip: Back side rooms are very quiet.
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  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled solo
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1  Thank Mkspen
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Prativ P, General Manager at Hotel Aura San Bruno, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2013

Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for your recent stay at our hotel. You feedback is very valuable and is much appreciated.I am glad your stay was excellent.We value your business and hope to see you in future.

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Reviewed May 26, 2013

I stayed here two non-consecutive nights while visiting the Bay Area. Both nights the room I had was simple but clean. The bathrooms are in good condition with the exception of Room 318 where the faucet was installed incorrectly. After trying unsuccessfully to wait for hot water I called the front desk. The friendly clerk said she'd be right up to help me. She said my room was the only one with this problem and she proceeded to adjust the bath faucet until a lukewarm water temperature was achieved. Although this sufficed I remained disappointed. If the problem is ongoing the hotel manager needs to get it fixed. Other than that the rooms are fine, though not special. The hotel walls are thin and can be a bit chilly so bring earplugs and something warm to sleep in if you're sensitive to these things. The complimentary breakfast is juice, coffee, some fruit, instant oatmeal, cereal and bread for toasting. There is no exercise room. That said, if you just need a place to sleep with an airport shuttle this hotel may work great for you, particularly if a good rate is offered. If you like Thai food there is a great place called Thai Nakhorn a few blocks down the road that is fantastic.

Stayed: May 2013, traveled solo
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Prativ P, General Manager at Hotel Aura San Bruno, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2013

Dear Valued Guest,

Thanks for your feedback regarding your recent stay at our hotel. I am sorry that your stay was less than satisfactory. I am glad our front desk resolved your hot water problem immediately. Customer service is our top most priority. Thanks again for your comments and hope to see you in future.

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Reviewed May 23, 2013

Stayed here with two others the night we arrived at SFO, before heading out the next morning for a road trip north. The hotel was convenient to the airport and had free covered parking, and we received a good rate by booking directly with the hotel in advance. It was very quiet and had comfortable mattresses, but the room did need a good overall cleaning (walls, doors, surfaces were a bit grimy). We would have happily stayed here again, but when we tried to book a room for the night before our return flight, the rates had dramatically increased.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled with friends
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1  Thank LuW429
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Prativ P, General Manager at Hotel Aura San Bruno, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2013

Dear Valued Guest,

We are very thankful for your time and giving us your feedback. We are pleased that you like our hotel. We appreciate your business and we hope to see you in future. Thanks again for you stay with us.

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Reviewed May 21, 2013

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled with family
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Prativ P, General Manager at Hotel Aura San Bruno, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2013

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Reviewed May 17, 2013

Great spot for your last night in San Francisco. Easy drive to rental car return and shuttle to airport.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Prativ P, General Manager at Hotel Aura San Bruno, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2013

Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for taking your time and giving us your feedback. We appreciate your business and hope to see you in future. If you have any questions or suggestions do not hesitate to contact us.

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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)
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Location: United States > California > San Bruno
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 13 Hotels in San Bruno
Price Range: $99 - $228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Aura San Bruno 2*
Number of rooms: 49
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 
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