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Clewiston
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Our trips to Costa Rica ALWAYS include a stay at the Lucky Bug Bed and Breakfast. A truly beautiful place. Wonderful owners and staff. Restaurant food, service and view will remain with you forever. Treat yourself to a wonderful experience.

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

Thanks for your nice review. We are glad you keep coming back. We do get a lot of repeat customers. When people keep coming back, we think of them as part of the Lucky Bug family. Pura Vida,

Greater Cincinnati
Reviewed 14 January 2016

As users of Tripadvisor to carefully plan our lodging during a 8 day tour of the Arenal and Guanacaste areas of CR, we feel it only right that we share our experience in order to aid others and to express our thoughts about our 4 nights at Lucky Bug. Booking was simple online and we had no issues paying with...

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

Thanks so much for your nice and detailed review. So glad you guys enjoyed yourselves with us. We enjoyed meeting you and helping you in your activities. And so glad you enjoyed my breakfasts. People like eating and looking out at the grounds. And not many places in this area have air conditioning because you really do not need it...

nw NC mtns
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Peaceful gardens. Quiet clean accommodations. Wonderful fresh food. Good conversation and suggestions. Fun colorful decor & artwork. CR art/craft store. Rates are reasonable and include delicious breakfast whenever you show up in the morning. And Monika loves animals too. We'd go back for sure.

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

Thank you for your review. We do hope you come back and see us. Many people come to just have coffee or a beer and look out at our lake and gardens from the patio of the restaurant. Please come back. Pura Vida

Reviewed 10 January 2016

From the hosts, to the food, to the view, to the best souvenir shop I found on my trip, Lucky Bug exceeded my expectations. Rob and Monika, the owners, were friendly and helpful, and had connections to help us find adventures both in the Arenal Lake/Volcano area and in other parts of the country. The view from our room (the...

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

Wow...thanks for such a nice review. So glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and we could help you with the activities in the area. And yes, we have had many compliments on our coffee. We love good coffee ourselves, so why serve less than the best? And there are many good stores that sell the knick knacks that people...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 January 2016

This lovely Bed and Breakfast is all about the landscaped grounds and the artistic touches on the property. You see it right when you arrive with the mushroom lights down the driveway. It continues inside the room with brightly painted sinks and lampshades as well as beautifully decorated beds. Flowers are everywhere on the property. And the property backs up...

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

Thanks for your review. We enjoyed having you here. I am sorry the issues you mentioned were an irritation. The door has never been mentioned, and our cleaning lady indicates that between the rain and having damp towels on the top could add to that issue. We will look at it and see if there is something to be done....

Dortmund
Reviewed 29 December 2015

A lot of thanks to Rob and Teresa, ttey were so nice. Great breakfast and fanstatic coffee. Beautiful rooms, everything was perfect. See you again, next time when I will stay in Costa Rica, and I recommend to all my friens.from Germany Ute und Carmen

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

Thanks so much for your nice review. We enjoyed having you here and helping you around the area. We hope to see you again on your next trip to CR. Pura Vida, Monika

Reviewed 9 December 2015

★★★★★ Top quality B&B, this place is for bird watchers, families and peaceful people looking to unwind. There is a lake and little trails to wonder around. Best gift shop in the area on site. Family owned, professionally run! You will love The Lucky Bug!!!

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

We appreciate the nice review. And it was nice meeting you. Thanks so much for the nice pics for us also. Hope to see you again. Pura Vida, Monika

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 December 2015

We stumbled across Lucky Bug via tripadvisor and glad we did. It is located well being next to the road that takes you to Rio Celeste while still being very close to the quaint and beautiful town of Nuevo Arenal as well as accessible to most popular spots in the area. Monika and Rob are great hosts and provide good...

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

Hola, We were glad to meet you guys, and glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Thanks so much for the nice review and thanks for your input on the matresses. That is the newest mattress of all of them in the B&B, and I don't buy cheap ones. It may be as simple as just adjusting the supports, or...

Finger Lakes, New York
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We spent two nights at the Lucky Bug B&B located outside of Nuevo Arenal during October 2015, the "green season", a pleasant euphemism for the rainy season. The B&B is clearly a labor of love for everywhere you look there is a personalized artistic touch, from the hand painted lamps next to the bed, the paintings on the wall, the...

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

Thanks so much fot your nice review. We usually close when we go on vacation because we are concerned with giving the best experience possible. However, my daughter has always been a welcoming host and can give the best experience possible for the guests. She was here recovering from delivering a baby, so the time was perfect for us to...

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 August 2015

We arrived at the Lucky Bug on a rainy night after a longer than expected car ride and were greeted by hosts Rob and Monika who warmly welcomed us and invited us to join them and their visiting friends for what was a delicious dinner at a nearby restaurant. Monika, Rob and Monika's daughter, Alexandra, quickly became not only hospitable...

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

Thanks so much for the nice review. We usually just send people to that barbecue restaurant and tey love it. It was a special treat to be able to share with not only our friends, but you guys also, who are now are new friends. And especially liked watching your oldest son make his first order to the waitress....(if you...

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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: €82 - €115 (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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