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Hinckley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 September 4, 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 August 22, 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 August 19, 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...

Reviewed August 15, 2016

We went to the Caballo Negro Restaurante for breakfast and shopped at the Lucky Bug Gallery. This is definitely a fun place to shop! I felt like a kid in a candy shop with too many options and needed to decide what I wanted to buy that day and what I wanted to come back and get later. They have...

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

Hola, Thanks for you review. We are glad you appreciated what we had to offer in the gallery. We do not want to be your "usual" souvenir place. There are plenty of those in the country. And thanks for also enjoying the food at our restaurant, Caballo Negro. If you would like to review your meal there, please feel free...

Dowell, Maryland
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

The rooms are spacious, comfortable, and very beautifully decorated. The pond and grounds are lovely. We spent a good two hours at breakfast bird watching. Great place to stay and a terrific art gallery, too!

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

Hola, Thanks so much for the nice review. We are always looking at improving both the grounds and the rooms. Redecorating, moving plants, planting new ones. We are always looking to improve what we have here. Thanks again, Pura Vida

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed July 2, 2016

I never miss stopping at this place because of the amazing shop. It's a kaleidoscope of wonderful colours, textures and variety of local artisanal craft of many shapes and sizes that are not generally seen everywhere. If you want a bite to eat or a coffee, the restaurant has added outdoor seating with a view of the lagoon.

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

Thanks for the nice review. Many of the same items that are for sale in the gallery are decorations in the rooms at our B&B. We have also been told our coffee is the best in CR. Please come back and see us again. Pura Vida

Long Beach, California
Reviewed May 22, 2016

My daughter (4) was convinced this place was magical. It was the culmination of a fantastic Costa Rican adventure for her and my son (2). The care and artistry that clearly went into every aspect of this property is what brings The Lucky Bug to the next level. We stayed here because it was a convenient location between Monteverde and...

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

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and what a compliment!!! Magical!!! Glad we could make your vacation more enjoyable. We have put a a bat house now to attract bats. Next time maybe there will be bats to watch at dusk. Please come back and see us. Pura Vida.

Reviewed May 2, 2016

We love to stay in B&Bs when we travel and really enjoyed this one. Close enough to Arenal to enjoy the attractions there, but far enough to escape and relax. Excellent breakfast (loved the corn beef hash)! Especially enjoyed the bird watching, mushrooms at night, and serenades from the frogs in the pond.

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

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. I love the comment about "mushrooms at night." We are the only place around that has Corned Beef Hash at our restaurant, and it is made from scratch, not "store bought." Please come see us again the next time you come to Costa Rica. Pura Vida

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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 

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Address: W of Rio dos Bocas 2 km, Nuevo Arenal 50807, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Nuevo Arenal
Price Range: $88 - $123 (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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“Loved the Butterfly room”
 of 5 bubbles LaniS989, Sep 4, 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the butterfly room which overlooks the pond and property. ”
 of 5 bubbles Q6329RWamyh, Aug 19, 2016 | Read review
“They are all good rooms - just different sizes.”
 of 5 bubbles 44Cheryl2015, Mar 23, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with a view are excellent!”
 of 5 bubbles DianaAlinaDragusanu, Mar 16, 2016 | Read review
“Super comfortable - loved the Frog room!”
 of 5 bubbles 24patriciav, Mar 15, 2016 | Read review
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