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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wow, what a fantastic experience! This place is charming and a classic example of what real hospitality should be. From the moment I was met at the door by Rob and Scruffy to the goodbye hugs, my stay was nothing less than 5 stars. The views, the clean/comfortable accommodations, the food, the bird watching, the amazing art, the easy conversation...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Minute you drive thru the gate you notice the " attention to detail " that was put into this place. The layout and natural landscapes surrounding this hideaway is beautiful. Upon seeing your room you quickly realize the Owner has a very artistic and unique talent for decor. The room was awesome...I slept so soundly despite being in a...

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

Thanks so much. You guys were fun to talk to. We only wish you could have stayed longer than one night. Maybe next time come for 2-3 nights. So, glad you enjoyed your breakfast. When you stay multiple nights, you get a different breakfast everyday, but always with the fresh fruit, coffee/tea, and fruit juice. Please come back and see...

Olympia, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

So spacious and quiet! Great breakfast. No AC but good fans. Beautiful spot with flowers and pineapples growing everywhere. 35 minute drive to Hanging Bridges. Generous hosts with helpful advice and great service.

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

Thanks for your nice review. We have been asked a number of times about our lack of A/C when people first arrive. After the sun goes down, there is then no question. It gets so nice and cool in the evenings and at night that it makes sleeping very easy. And other than the frogs and an occasional monkey or...

Spokane, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lucky Bug is the perfect getaway for someone looking for a more authentic Costa Rican experience! The grounds are absolutely gorgeous and peaceful, with many opportunities to observe the wildlife up close. Monika is an amazing cook and serves up the very best of fresh, local cuisine with such a beautiful presentation it looks more like a piece of art...

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

What a wonderful review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We try to pay particular attention to detail in the B&B rooms, the gallery, or even the plates of food that we serve. All of the artwork is handmade in Costa Rica from various artists that we have built a particular relationship over many years. We...

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The LuckyBug is a great place if you want to get away from everything. The artwork around the place is absolutely beautiful. The grounds are very well kept. It is about 45 minutes away from the major attraction around Arenal Volcano and La Fortunate. the road from the LuckyBug to La Fortuna is full of pot holes so take your...

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

We are glad you enjoyed your time here. We pride ourselves on providing a relaxing place to stay away from the hustle and bustle of some of the touristy destinations, and also our grounds are constantly being worked on. The road is scheduled to be worked on in the next week, so everyone is keeping their fingers crossed. Hope the...

Hinckley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2016

We stayed here for one night, the room had a turtle theme and as such everything from the headboard on the bed to the bathroom sink was decorated with an underwater theme. The grounds are spectacular with a small lake which attracts lots of birds.

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

Thanks so much for staying with us, and for the nice review. We decorate based on the theme of the room. You were in the Turtle room, so everything is with that theme in mind. Many of the decorations can also be purchased in our gallery. We have been getting more and more birds coming to visit, with some being...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for three nights and had a wonderful stay. The grounds are beautiful and very well maintained. The room was very large and had a separate eating area and kitchenette that was well equipped. The breakfasts were excellent and we had eggs served three different styles and lots of fresh fruit. The hosts had great...

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

We enjoyed having you stay with us. We pride ourselves on giving the best experience possible to our guests. You arrived with the hurricane, and although we did not get the brunt of it, we did get some rain. Nothing fazed you. You enjoyed just being here, and we love people with that attitude. We hope you come back to...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 4 September 2016

What a wonderful bed and breakfast. Rooms were clean with hot showers and the property was also very cool. Love the mushroom lights that brighten the drive in. The hosts went out of their way to make sure we had a great place for dinner close by (Los Platillos Voladores) as well as helped us book a white water rafting...

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

Hola, So glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you come back again for a third time. It was fun talking with you guys and hearing about Ireland and the comparisons with Costa Rica as far as both countries are green. And glad you enjoyed the restaurant and the white water rafting. We only send people to places...

Flower Mound, Texas
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Stopped for a night of rest on our way to La Fortuna. Very comfortable spacious rooms and wonderfully decorated. Grounds are immaculate with beautiful colors. Hosts were very knowledgeable of the area and helpful with guidance on what to do and where to eat. This a must stop and stay when in the area.

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

We are glad you stopped on the way to La Fortuna. It not only is a beautiful drive around the lake, but can be somewhat scary at night for some people. So, it is better to drive during the day so you can fully enjoy the drive. We sometimes just drive it to remind us how lucky we are to...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The property is beautiful and the hosts are very welcoming! The rooms are gorgeous with unique decor! Our favorite was the lovely sink bowls. Breakfast the next morning consisted of eggs, toast, fresh fruit, juice and coffee and was very good...not to mention the view from breakfast overlooking the property.

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

Thanks so much for the nice review. Our sinks in the B&B are the same as what we sell in the gallery. They can be done in different colors and styles. Everyone seems to love those sinks, and they do add a nice touch to the bathrooms. We hope you come back and see us the next time you are...

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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: £72 - £113 (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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