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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 17 May 2015

First overnight in SFO and a nice surprise with newly remodeled rooms. I found the room clean, comfortable and quiet all of which are important to me.

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

Thank you for sharing this five star review of our hotel and service. It is wonderful to hear of the great impression we made with our accommodations and services. We hope that your next visit will be another five star experience.

Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 13 May 2015

I laughed when my husband told me he made a reservation at a Ho Jo. The rooms were surprisingly clean and well decorated. Small, yes, but quite nice. Beds were a bit firm, but not too bad. My ONLY complaint is that my bathroom exhaust fan pulled in someone's cigarette smoke. The front desk staff was super-accommodating, even when we...

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

We are all thrilled to learn that you enjoyed such a pleasant experience with us. We seek to give each guest a very comfortable and accommodating experience and we are very happy to hear of our success in this ambition. We apologize about the smell of cigarette smoke though. Overall, I am very glad to hear that we exceeded your...

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 May 2015

When you step off a plan after a long flight you need a hotel near enough to find easily a short drive away with a clean room, good bed and if you are lucky, enough nearby amenities to make eating out a cinch. This hotel ticks all the right boxes. Plane noise is not a problem. It's a great jump...

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

Thank you so much 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 five star accommodations and hospitality that we strive to show to each guest, during every stay. We look forward to...

Reviewed 8 May 2015

My experience was good for the one week that I stayed at this hotel, the Staff were friendly, the rooms were clean, they also provide a nice Breakfast, however, you will have to buy food somewhere nearby since the hotel does not provide such service. Also it is very close to the airport and the San Bruno Caltrain station. I...

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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, rating and review of our high housekeeping and hospitality standards. I am glad that you enjoyed the convenient location of our hotel to the airport and Bruno Caltrain station. We seek to give each guest a very comfortable and accommodating experience and we are thrilled to hear of our success in this ambition....

Lemoore, California
Reviewed 26 April 2015

We really enjoyed our two night visit at this motel. We slept wonderfully, it was clean and even though on El Camino, our room was very quiet. Room entrances are internal. Breakfast room and offerings were really good. Front desk was very friendly. And parking garage is underground and free. We enjoyed dinner at Celia's across the street for dinner...

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

We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay! We seek to give each guest a very comfortable, clean and accommodating experience and we are thrilled to hear of our success in this ambition. On behalf of our entire staff, we thank you for your business and we hope to see you again when your travels bring you...

North Port, Florida
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Very friendly, quick check in. Only suggestion is for housekeeping to put full box of tissues in bathroom (we had 2 tissues and no refill box left). We would return, should we ever travel to SFO again in the future. thank you!

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Prativ P, Guest Relations 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 friendly as possible. We also appreciate your ideas for improving on our amenities, and we look forward to serving you again!

Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 17 April 2015

We artived to SF late and needed a place clise y to the airport, clean and comfortable room/bed. They delivered.

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

It is so rewarding to hear that we were able to provide a comfortable and clean experience. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience.

Ellington, Connecticut
Reviewed 15 April 2015

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Clovis
Reviewed 10 April 2015

My wife and I travel from the California, Central Valley to South San Francisco for medical treatments a few times each year. We have stayed at several different locations but have come to understand that after our third visit, the Howard Johnson in San Bruno is where we will stay for each future trip. The staff makes every attempt to...

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Prativ P, Guest Relations 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. We are excited to share this review with our staff who will be pleased to hear of the outcome of their...

Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

Were staying here for my step-daughter's dance tournament. The rooms are clean and the staff was very welcoming and helpful. The underground parking is a little weird but it actually works out for you in the end. There's a lot of restaurants within walking distance of this place, which is very nice for travelers.

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It means a lot to us that you've taken the time to share this positive experience at our hotel. It is very rewarding to hear your perspective of our hotel and we appreciate that you have acknowledged our efforts to provide a clean, comfortable, and hospitable experience. We hope to impress you again during your next visit and we thank...

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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
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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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: $147 - $236 (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”
 of 5 bubbles 484rf, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
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