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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This hotel is right on El Camino Real, near SFO. I had appointments in Daly City, San mateo, and Cupertino, so this was a convenient location for me. The hotel was nicely appointed. Huge room with sofa sleeper, large bathroom with all of the amenities. There was a microwave and fridge too. A limited breakfast was available with waffles, hard...

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

Dear Ambul, Thank you so much for your compliments to our breakfast options and you found our location to be convenient. We are so glad to know that you had a great time with us and thank you so much for appreciating our efforts of providing you with clean and comfortable accommodations in a reasonable cost. We would love to...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great option if you want a place very close to the airport for not much money. Free parking (make sure you part in the north garage so you are connected right to the lobby), spacious rooms, and friendly desk attendants. Could be a bit better on the cleanliness in the common hallway areas, but nothing that would turn me away...

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

Dear Paulrs84, 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. We also appreciate your suggestions for...

Az
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Clean, affordable, comfortable. Front desk staff was super friendly and nice. Room was in excellent shape. Elevator was slow. Only snag was breakfast. Not enough seating. Overheard two employees talking about a guest requesting hard boiled eggs. One was telling the other that the man had already had two eggs. Just give the man his eggs. Long line at the...

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

Dear AzJourney, 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 to provide our customers the best we can offer in a reasonable price. Your five star review is greatly appreciated. our...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We only stayed here for one night between flights at SFO. Large room which smelled funny (but we were able to open the windows and air it out a bit). I'd recommend not staying on the second floor as several rooms open out onto the breakfast area. We didn't stay in one of these rooms but I imagine it would...

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

Dear TorontoLeesar, Thank you for taking the time to write this review and share your experience. I am glad that you enjoyed the value and we were able to provide a comfortable experience.I do apologize for the inconvenience that you encountered due to the smelled, though I'm very glad that this did not detract too much from your overall experience....

El Cerrito, California
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We stayed here after a long, long, hectic, delay-ridden cross-country travel day. We never stayed here before, so we experienced a little anxiety about how this place would turn out. Hotel Aura worked for us! Chris front desk checked us in quickly and cheerfully. The room was large, though of an unusual shape. It was clean, though, and all the...

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

Dear R F, 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...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights while visiting friends. Glad it provided free shuttle between SFO and hotel, made a call from terminal phone and shuttle arrived in 10min. Room was spacious and clean, big clean bathroom, facilities looked quite new. Room had fridge, microwave and coffee machine. Breakfast was simple but nice. Try to avoid rooms facing the street as...

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

Dear cali_alice, Thank you so much for your kind comments and review regarding your most recent stay with us. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our convenient location, our high standards of housekeeping and breakfast offered. We are all looking forward to your next visit and hope it will be just as enjoyable.

Pensacola, Florida
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Stayed here twice in October, at beginning and end of Hawaii trip. Didn't want to spend a fortune, but wanted shuttle service and a nice hotel. The shuttle picked us up, front desk was helpful, though it is a relaxed feel ( no uniform ). Room was way better than I expected. Modern, well equipped, flat screen, and a continental...

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

Dear mabvtennis76, Thank you so much for your compliments to our shuttle service! It is heartwarming to hear of how our efforts to impress you with our hospitality, comfort and convenience have been successful. It means a lot to us that you've allowed us to be such an important part of your family vacation and we thank you for sharing...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I enjoyed my visit during my three night stay at the Hotel Aura. The indoor lobby was bright, but soothing as it has been designed with spa-like flooring, counters, and the front desk flooring. The lobby, elevator, halls, eating area, and rooms were all extremely clean. The room consisted of 2 queen beds with several pillows that were very comfortable,...

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

Dear aurorasmom76, Thank you for taking the time to let us know how you enjoyed your stay with us! It is very rewarding to hear from you on this matter and we appreciate that you have acknowledged our efforts to provide a clean, comfortable, and hospitable experience. We also appreciate your feedback regarding the shuttle as this will help us...

Great Barrington
Reviewed 17 October 2016

5 minutes from the car rental return area, this is a clean and convenient hotel. Very pleasant staff and nice breakfast service. The rooms are large and well appointed. Parking area is inside, below the building, which is good in inclement weather.

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

Dear 890malvinaw, Thank you for taking the time to complete our guest satisfaction survey and for rating our hotel so highly! I am so glad that you found our hotel to be clean and convenient and that you enjoyed the accommodations and hospitality that we strive to show to each guest, during every stay. We are glad your stay was...

Florida
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Two of us stayed a weekend at Hotel Aura San Bruno and were pleased. I booked the room with Hotel.com, but then called the front desk, and Pravina was wonderful. She found a better deal using our senior status. This location was convenient to the airport, rental car pick up (also great safe lighted covered parking at Aura), and downtown...

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

Dear ChaCah, Wow! 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...

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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
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre 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)
Region: United States > California > San Bruno
Price Range: $153 - $259 (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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“I chose two queen beds and the room was very large, with refrig and microwave too!”
 of 5 bubbles marcoso839, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“No room is bad but second floor is best.”
 of 5 bubbles Valenzuela2, 28 Dec 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, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Great size room that was clean and well kept.”
 of 5 bubbles Q8288AHlynnf, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Very good location to SFO and free parking”
 of 5 bubbles 484rf, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
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