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Virginia
Reviewed 13 March 2015

Stayed here for one night before flying out of SFO the following morning. Only about 10 min. from airport, rooms were clean and beds were fairly comfortable. I asked for a room away from the road since I am a light sleeper and didn't hear a thing during the night. Hotel did not look like picture that is posted on...

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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. We appreciate the compliments and the comments regarding areas where can improve. Thank you for choosing our hotel. I hope you will find your expectations to be far surpassed during your next visit!

Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Reviewed 13 March 2015

I was in San Francisco for a week to visit family and celebrate my aunt's 94th birthday. I left earlier than the rest of my family, so I decided to stay at a hotel near the airport, because I was leaving the next morning. I was a little concerned staying at a 2 star hotel in an unknown area. The...

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

Our primary aim is to give you a comfortable and accommodating experience, and we are very pleased to hear of our success in this ambition. I am very sorry though about the breakfast and your view of broken down equipment. I assure you that your comments have been addressed with our entire staff and management team to ensure that no...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Was flying in late and needed a convenient inexpensive night. Only minutes from airport, easy to get to, parking and huge clean rooms. They also have an adequate free breakfast. Only negative was an occasional hot rod on the Camino Real.

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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 experience with us. We seek to give each guest a very comfortable and accommodating experience and we are thrilled to hear of our success in this ambition. It is also very helpful for us to hear your comments on areas where we can improve. Thank you again for your feedback!

San Diego
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Here's why you'll stay here... - If need to sleep near San Francisco International Airport, and - If you need a reasonably clean place to lie down for 8-10 hours, and - You want a hot but uninspiring breakfast, and - You don't want to pay a lot of money. These really are the only reasons you will stay here....

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

Thank you for your assessment of our hotel. We appreciate that you have taken the time to let us know how you perceived our accommodations. Thank you for your business and review.

Midwest
Reviewed 25 February 2015

Not feeling too good about our travel guy, who put us here for two nights on business. The place is not good. Check-in clerk was not at all friendly. My room was hot and humid - so much so that the carpet was damp. The room itself is spacious enough, but noisy (could hear every guest around and above me)....

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

I regret to discover that you weren't thoroughly impressed with our accommodations and services during your most recent stay. I am terribly sorry to hear of your disappointment with our hotel such as the unfriendly clerk, hot and humid room, damp carpet, noisy room, as well as poor complimentary breakfast that composed of a few hard boiled eggs, a few...

Sierra Vista, Arizona
Reviewed 23 February 2015

This place was not what I expected. The pictures are slightly deceiving. The rooms were clean however our bathroom plug did not work and when I called the front desk about it, they made us go down to get a new one so we basically did their jobs for free. The bathroom had a mold scent to it and one...

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

I'm sorry to hear that your most recent stay with us did not meet your expectations of quality service, accommodations and hospitality. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you provided to make improvements to ensure we offer an exceptional experience for our guests in the future. I hope you will accept our sincerest...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Stayed there for one night before flying out of SFO. Very large, quiet room and comfy beds. Free garage with elevator access to the guest room. The staff are very helpful. The room is too dark, which makes working at the desk difficult. The rug is dirty: my feet turned dark after 30 minutes. If these two can be fixed...

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

I am sorry to hear that you weren't thoroughly impressed with our accommodations and services, though it is good to hear that you found the majority of your experience to be satisfactory. It is also very helpful for us to hear your comments on areas where we can improve. I'm glad you found our location to be convenient, and I...

Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 19 February 2015

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Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 14 February 2015

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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
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast Available
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  • 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: $146 - $235 (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, 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”
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