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Oakland, California
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff is lovely, breakfast is thoughtful and healthy, free parking. Best perk: the mint/rosemary infused drinking water in the office is AMAZING!!!! Rooms are old-ish and drapes don't fully close. Also, the refrigerator in my room didn't work. Easily fixed if they made the effort. Overall, decent enough, especially for the price.

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Thank VJTDiva
Redding, California
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I stayed for 2 nights in October. After receiving my credit card statement I noticed a $50.00 extra charge. After 2 phone calls to Katrina, nothing was done. My son and I are non-smokers but apparently they have "witnesses" So we let 3 strangers in our room to watch us smoke? Be sure to check your credit... More 

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San Jose, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My experience was wonderful. I loved the rooms, they were nice and cozy. The receptionist Yvette was helpful while checking us in to our room. She was friendly and mentioned many exciting things to do around San Jose area. Katrina was really sweet, she welcomed my friend and I right when we walked in. Overall the night we stayed at... More 

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San Francisco, California
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To begin, I was welcomed by the sweetest receptionist at the front desk. Her name was Yvette and she was so nice. She was very attentive and made sure I had everything I needed in order to make my stay at the Alura Inn exceptional, which it was! The staff and everyone I met was warm and welcoming plus my... More 

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San Jose, California
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed with my boyfriend at Alura Inn and I must say that I had such a great stay! Katrina the general manager was so sweet to us and very accommodating to us. Along with the front desk Yvette and Maii were very sweet as well. The parking lot can sometimes get filled because they share it with a Mexican... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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126 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't be put off by the fact they took an old property, cleaned it up and through some paint on it--they did all that very nicely! Very clean, everything worked, reasonably priced. Nice touch with the mint water in the lobby. Packed breakfast was healthy and good! Excellent coffee in the lobby only. Staff was very helpful, professional and nice.

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Manila
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel outside was quite old and cheap to look at but the room given to us was pretty impressive. It has a big king size bed, a mini kitchen with stove, microwave and mini ref. The front desk staff was so nice when she assisted us late at night. Parking space has lots of slots though it's quite challenging... More 

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Oakhurst, California
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Alura Inn drew our attention as a convenient and discounted option near San Jose airport. Reviews seemed mixed, here's our take: The location- As we approached from freeway 101 the driveway is easy to miss since the sign is just past the entrance. Turn into the first driveway after the mobile home park entrance, the "Inn" office is not... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Reviews were all over the board for this small hotel. The area is fine, parking lot safe, rooms are redone, nice shower, bed fine, pillow fine, tv good. I did get the second floor so no one above me. I am gold with Marriott and figured there would be something reasonable with them - NO. Everything I was was over... More 

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

A very nice place to stay, the rates are great and the people nice. Maii and Katrina are very nice people. If you want a nice place to stay come to Old Oakland Road the Allure in there's a nice restaurant right on the property enjoy

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Alura Inn, located in the heart of Silicon Valley. From our warm hospitality to the modern comfort of our spacious guestrooms, you will feel like royalty. Perfect for the vacationing family, business traveler or long term corporate housing, our convenient amenities include complimentary WIFI, secure self-parking, and an onsite restaurant. Within easy reach of San Jose's many attractions including Silicon Valley businesses, the San Jose International Airport, and Great America, we're the perfect home base for your San Jose adventure. Come see for yourself how we put the "allure" in Alura. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alura Inn

Address: 1378 Oakland Rd, San Jose, CA 95112-1368 (Formerly Horizon Inn)
Region: United States > California > San Jose
Price Range: $119 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Alura Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 42
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“Upstairs is relatively quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles VJTDiva, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were on second floor, which helps avoid noise from cars parking etc.”
 of 5 bubbles pleinau, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“2nd level quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Chipintn, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No Towels for the Shower!”
 of 5 bubbles kristinenewton, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get a room in back away from the street, as I did. Very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles EricM16, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
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