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Hotel Aura SFO

Star Rating
3 out of 5



4.1 / 5Very Good
2,138 reviews


  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free Airport Shuttle


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    San Francisco Bay
    5 min drive
  • Airport
    San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.)
    7 min drive
  • Popular Location
    San Francisco State University
    11 min drive
  • Popular Location
    San Mateo County Event Center
    12 min drive

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  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More details
  • Suite, 1 King Bed

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More details

About this area

San Bruno

Near a train station, Hotel Aura SFO is in a walkable area with good shopping. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Twin Peaks and Golden Gate Park, while Louise Davies Symphony Hall and Asian Art Museum of San Francisco are cultural highlights. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Oracle Park or Cow Palace. Our guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    San Francisco Bay - 5 min drive
  • Popular Location
    San Francisco State University - 11 min drive
  • Popular Location
    San Mateo County Event Center - 12 min drive
  • Popular Location
    San Francisco Zoo - 16 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Twin Peaks - 17 min drive

Getting around

  • San Bruno Metro Station - 3 min drive
  • San Bruno Station - 19 min walk
  • San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) - 7 min drive


  • Serves breakfast.

About this property

Hotel Aura SFO

A 24-hour business center, a 24-hour front desk, and a computer station are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free continental breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free airport shuttle. Additionally, express check-in, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are onsite. All 49 rooms provide free WiFi and free wired Internet, LED TVs with satellite channels, and conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves. Guests will also find coffee makers, safes, and ironing boards.



Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Express check-in

Special check-in instructions

Airport shuttle service is available during limited hours. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
This property offers airport shuttle pickup service from 4 AM until midnight. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation after booking.


Check-out before 11 AM

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • Pets not allowed

Payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Property is also known as

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Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking
  • Limited parking spaces
  • Free roundtrip airport shuttle during limited hours

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily 6:30 AM–9:30 AM

Family friendly

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Elevator
  • Vending machine

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning


  • Bathtub
  • Free toiletries


  • 40-inch LED TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Safe

Nearby things to do

Where to eat

  • Serves breakfast.

Very Good

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4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

4/5 Good

Great place to stay for one night due to its proximity to the airport, its cleanliness, and the polite staff. My biggest complaint is regarding the free airport shuttle: it only leaves once every hour in the morning, which in our case would have given us either too little time or too much time before our flight; and the pickup from the airport is terrible (I called for the shuttle as instructed and it took 40 minutes for it to arrive—the instructions had indicated 20-30 min or less)! There were also no cups in the room and the bathroom-cabinet surface was very small. I would stay here again but would take an Uber to and from the airport next time.

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

4/5 Good

Hotel Aura was a great place to stay near the airport. The rooms were clean and well appointed. The front desk staff was especially helpful. The location does not provide many restaurants within walking distance, but we took an Uber to Burlingame (as suggested by the staff) and many wonderful restaurant and shopping choices. Hotel shuttle was also very helpful.

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Close to airport and clean. Good breakfast, easy check in, and has parking.

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

4/5 Good

Nice clean hotel close to the airport and transport links into the city

Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Very good hotel. Neat and tidy in a very convenient and good looking area. Breakfasts could be a bit better, everything else is great.

Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2019

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