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Provincetown, Massachusetts
Reviewed 14 April 2016

We ended up at Lucky Bug as a last minute arrival. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left 5 nights later, we were comfortable, entertained, well cared for and well fed. The accommodations were lovely, clean and comfortable.The breakfasts were phenomenal! Served plates full of local fresh fruit and a different main each morning was a wonderful...

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LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & B, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your nice review. We wish you could have stayed longer. We enjoyed having you guys here, and hope to visit you if we ever get up to New England. Glad you enjoyed your stay, and it kind of ended up being a serendipity. You dropped in, and it worked. We hope you come and see us...

Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

We loved the unique rooms, the views on the private lake, friendliness and hospitality of the owners and the peace and tranquility. We would definitely recommend others to stay ! Great stop between la Fortuna and the coast after a busy day around the volcano!

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LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & B, responded to this review

Hola, Thanks so much for your nice review. We have had guests in the past who have actually left La Fortuna to get away from the noise because they could not get a good night's sleep. They slept great in our rooms. And it is not that far from the volcano for activities during the day, but you are able...

Anchorage
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

My friend and I were lucky enough to stumble upon this place. We originally drove up here with windsurfing in mind, and wanted to stay on the lake. We saw the beautiful mosaic archway on the opposite side of the street from the lake and thought we would give it a try. Upon entering into the property, we realized they...

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LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & B, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the nice review. I guess you are back up in Alaska now and notice a slight temperature difference. We enjoyed meeting you, and hope you come back to see us in the future. Pura Vida.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 April 2016

This B & B has five rooms, each artistically decorated by the owner, Monica. We stayed in "the butterfly room". Very colorful, spacious, second floor room, in building set back from the main road. We were lulled to sleep by the exotic birds and tree frogs. Breakfast is ample. They had a private lake, between the dining area (on the...

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LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & B, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice review. We are working on our internet. It can be a challenge in Costa Rica. Hopefully we will have a solution soon. We love going to sleep with the birds and frogs making their noises. It is soothing. We hope you come back and see us again on your next trip. Pura Vida,

Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Recommended. Private small lake, rooms are far away from the noise of any road, only the sounds of the jungle. Good restaurant, good people, good art shop. Stayed one night and ate several meals over three weeks. Excellent coffee, excellent breakfast, excellent people. Monica and her family have created a lovely place.

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LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & B, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your excellent review. There have been people who have been used to the noise of the city, so when it is quiet and you hear frogs and the other jungle noises, they get nervous. Most love it. We love, and that is why we are here. Next time please stay longer with us. We can direct...

Heber City, Utah
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the lucky bug last night. We wish we could have stayed longer but our travel plans would not allow it. This place is beautiful. The grounds are tremendous and the rooms are very comfortable. The hosts are very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was great with a lot of various fruits and breads. We hope to be back.

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LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & B, responded to this review

We always suggest that people stay at least two nights, not only with us, but other places in Costa Rica. As you know, from living here a while back, it takes a while to get around, but the drive is beautiful. Also, you can enjoy what we have to offer here as well, such as a kayak or canoe on...

Hollywood, Florida
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We spent a week visiting different locations along Costa Rica and Lucky Bug was our favorite place. We stayed three nights in their beautiful surroundings , very peaceful and the owners Rob and Monica were excellent hosts.They helped us with any information we needed. I do miss their dog Scruffy though. If you want to hear nature every morning this...

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LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & B, responded to this review

That is quite a review to say we were your favorite place in Costa Rica. There are many nice places, and to be placed at the top is really an honor. Thank you so much. Scruffy is still greeting everyone and looking at people who are eating wondering who is going to give him something off their plate. We do...

seattle,wa
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Lucky Bug was really the perfect place. It's quiet, beautiful, the rooms are excellent, and Rob & Monica are both really great hosts. Rob had excellent recommendations for hot springs and restaurants, and provided excellent directions and suggestions. The food was amazing and the property that Monica has created is simply amazing. Highly recommended. If I could fault it at...

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LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & B, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review. We try to be good hosts and give recommendations to make your stay not only with us, but in Costa Rica a more memorable experience. Our restaurant is known for providing good meals for both breakfasts and lunches, so that supplies the Bed and Breakfast, as well as other Inn's in the area that send...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 24 March 2016

This is a little treasure spot - great food and fabulous shop. All the rooms have different decor involving nature. This is a wonderful tranquil spot to stay for a few days. You cannot beat the food that the owner serves and it's a great location to view different birds from the feeders.

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LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the nice review. So glad you stayed with us and helped make your vacation memorable. We hope you come back and see us on your next visit to Costa Rica. Pura Vida

Elephant Butte
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Beautiful bed and breakfast, restaurant and grounds couldn't ask for a better place to stay the food was amazing as were Monica and Rob! Stayed there St.Patrick's day! Corned beef and cabbage, potatoes, soda bread. Breakfast was potatoes, eggs all kinds of fruits, so much food you couldn't even see the plate! Dan and Susan Kough !

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LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & B, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review. Glad you enjoyed the breakfast. When we have people who stay multiple days, it is a different breakfast everyday, but always plenty of fruit and toast with the omelettes, eggs, french toast, etc. Pura Vida,

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lucky Bug B&B, art gallery and restaurant Caballo Negro is located 2 km from the town of Nuevo Arenal. The b&b has 5 great rooms with decorations with art from Costa Rica.The area around the B&B is all rain forest with a private lake, excellent for fishing. The restaurant, owned by a German chef, has an international menu. The art gallery is well known for fine Costa Rican art. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lucky Bug B & B

Address: W of Rio dos Bocas 2 km, Nuevo Arenal 50807, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Nuevo Arenal
Price Range: $115 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lucky Bug B & B 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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