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Aloft San Francisco Airport

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401 E Millbrae Ave, Millbrae, CA 94030-3111
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  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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#6 of 7 hotels in Millbrae
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Located only a half-mile from SFO Airport in Milbrae, California, Aloft San Francisco Airport offers guests bright modern rooms with all the amenities including complimentary wireless internet access. Overnight parking is $30.00 Per night WXYZ bar is now open from Tuesday to Saturday from 5 pm - 9 pm Recharge gym is open with capacity, our pool still remains closed
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Property amenities
Paid public parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Billiards
Free airport transportation
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Parking
Wifi
Coffee shop
Breakfast available
Snack bar
Vending machine
Free shuttle or taxi services
Airport transportation
Convenience store
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Refrigerator
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Safe
Telephone
Bottled water
Iron
Laptop safe
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
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Mountain view
Non-smoking rooms
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Mid-range
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Chinese
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13TaraFr wrote a review May 2021
Pennsylvania35 contributions
Paper thin walls, noisy neighbors, and takeoff sounds from the nearby airport that practically shake the room. Barely got any sleep. The lobby is modern but definitely gives off a youth hostel vibe, as does the rest of the hotel. Staff was friendly enough but paying $30 to park overnight is a bit of a bummer. The location is convenient and at least it was cheap I guess.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Ask to be on the side of building AWAY from the airport
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LakeTahoeTravelers wrote a review Apr 2021
Lake Tahoe (California), California71 contributions20 helpful votes
As a road warrior who logs over 250K air miles every year, and spends 100+ nights in hotels (for both business and pleasure), I’m pretty familiar with what constitutes a “good” hotel. I’m a Marriott BonVoy Lifetime Gold Elite member (and should be Lifetime Platinum, but that’s another story), and I will always remain a loyal Marriott customer. But this property doesn’t live up to Marriott’s usual standards. As a Gold Elite member, I am entitled to a “complimentary room upgrade, when available” upon check-in. My “upgrade” in this case was a dingy room overlooking the freeway in desperate need of maintenance. The charging ports didn’t work, and the headboard on the bed looked as if a three year-old had run amok with a can of white paint! Normally, I’d return to the front desk and request a quieter room, but I was exhausted after a long day at work. And my room was a LONG way from the front desk! The Aloft brand comes from the merger with Starwood several years ago. It is targeted for “millennial business travelers” who like to socialize, etc. This property is less than a decade old, but the concept - and the hotel - haven’t aged well. The guest rooms are dark and strangely designed; the entryway and bathroom take up most of the space, and the sleeping area seems almost like an afterthought (perhaps millennials prefer to spend more time in the bathroom?) There is very little lighting, either in the sleeping area or in the bathroom. The only window coverings are black-out shades, so you either leave the windows wide open or completely blacked out. The only place to sit, other than the bed, is an uncomfortable plastic desk chair or a strange wall-mounted “couch” which is equally uncomfortable. The lobby is meant to be a “gathering space”, and in pre-COVID times they’d often host a live DJ. Now it’s just a huge empty room that resembles an IKEA outlet store. The elevators are dark and throbbing with techno music (and “No Smoking Marijuana” signs). The corridors are also dark and threatening; I often find myself looking over my shoulder and peering into corners, afraid someone might jump out at me. If you’re hungry - good luck. They have embraced a “self-service” dining concept, similar to a college dormitory. They have even installed vending machines! You need to walk across the parking lot to the Westin hotel just to get a decent cup of coffee. The only positive thing I can say about this property is that it is one of the few hotels still offering complimentary airport shuttle service. And the rooms ARE pretty cheap. But the best part of my stay was getting up and leaving very early the next morning!
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from Susan Efendi-Sullivan, Guest Services / Front Office at Aloft San Francisco Airport
Responded 13 Apr 2021
Hello LakeTahoeTravelers, First and foremost thank you for choosing our hotel during this unprecedented times . We appreciate your feedback of the property that we will share with the appropriate team. We hope to get back to somewhat normal time in the future where we can host our live music and our social hour again.
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_glbetrkkr_ wrote a review Mar 2021
New York City, New York1252 contributions322 helpful votes
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We arrived late from a transcon flight, but had an early connection the following day. We chose this hotel because of its proximity and free shuttle. The shuttle runs every 30 minutes on the hour. On departure day, we did have a full load. The bus also collects pax from the Westin. Unfortunately, he had to turn away some passengers. Side note: An Uber will cost ~$15 from hotel to airport. The rooms are hip and stylish. I loved the Bliss amenities and the mod cons including free WiFi and outlets next to the bed. We didn’t take advantage of other amenities including the bar or gym. Grab-and-go food is available but if you’re looking for something heartier, UberEats is your friend. Staff is super friendly. I had limited interaction with them but they were sweet and accommodating. Aloft SFO is a perfect overnight hotel.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Susan Efendi-Sullivan, Guest Services / Front Office at Aloft San Francisco Airport
Responded 13 Apr 2021
_glbetrkkr_, Thank you for your choosing to stay with us during this time. We appreciate your nice note that you were able to enjoy our room.
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JetBlueDriver wrote a review Feb 2021
Charlotte, North Carolina1931 contributions404 helpful votes
Van service is a mess. They are only running every 30 minutes. The van fills up at the first airport pickup and then can’t pickup anyone else. The poor driver has to stop at each stop and tell the frustrated travelers that it’s going to be another 30 minutes. I heard several people say they waited over an hour. The hotel itself is nice. My room was spacious and clean. A few restaurants within walking distance. Nice running trail nearby. Staff was friendly.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled on business
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Mandmx4 wrote a review Dec 2020
California26 contributions23 helpful votes
My family and I stayed here for one night in October before an early morning flight to Cabo. The hotel had a fun vibe and was very clean. Our room was spacious and clean. We had a great view of the airport. The only food option during our time of stay was grab and go style in the lobby. We walked across the parking lot to the Westin and got take out for dinner (which was very good, fresh, and still hot by the time we got back to our room). We hopped on the first shuttle of the morning (4am) and got to the airport quickly and without any troubles. We would definitely stay here again.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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US$99 - US$331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Aloft San Francisco Airport
Which popular attractions are close to Aloft San Francisco Airport?
Nearby attractions include Bayfront Park (0.2 km), Peninsula Museum of Art (0.9 km), and Millbrae Train Museum (0.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Aloft San Francisco Airport?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and a fitness centre.
Which room amenities are available at Aloft San Francisco Airport?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Aloft San Francisco Airport?
Guests can enjoy a lounge, breakfast, and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Aloft San Francisco Airport?
Yes, paid private parking nearby and paid public parking on-site are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Aloft San Francisco Airport?
Conveniently located restaurants include New England Lobster Market & Eatery, In-N-Out Burger, and Elephant Bar & Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Aloft San Francisco Airport?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Does Aloft San Francisco Airport have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Aloft San Francisco Airport offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Aloft San Francisco Airport?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Aloft San Francisco Airport?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and Chinese.
Are there any historical sites close to Aloft San Francisco Airport?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Filoli (14.9 km) and Albion Castle (14.2 km).