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    Lucky Bug B & B

    W of Rio dos Bocas 2 km, Nuevo Arenal 50807, Costa Rica
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    • Excellent93%
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    Free Wifi
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 212 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Best breakfast around - lots of fruits and picture perfect presentation - with all the birds around us as we enjoyed the coffee and fresh juice. The delightful hosts warmly greeted us and gave very good advice. The great lodging gave us a good night's...More

    Thank dr917
    Response from LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & BResponded 6 days ago

    We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Yes, at night the silence is broken only by the sounds of frogs and other nocturnal animals. And glad you enjoyed the breakfast. Everything that goes back to the kitchen in the way of fruit,...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Staying at The Lucky Bug was the highlight of our trip to Arenal. The grounds are beautiful & lovingly cared for, the rooms are beautifully decorated, the view of the pond and surrounding flora and fauna was spectacular. The breakfast was outstanding and the owner...More

    Thank mamma410
    Response from LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & BResponded 6 days ago

    Thanks so much for the nice review. We work hard to make this a nice restful place for people to visit. We are close enough to the activities, but also away from the hustle and bustle. We have started a small butterfly garden where guests...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Although I've given this a poor rating this is based on comparison of other accommodation I stayed at during my trip around Costa Rica. The reception we received was Ok, the room was nice, the grounds were Ok, the breakfast was Ok but for me...More

    Thank Beaubleep
    Response from LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & BResponded 4 weeks ago

    I'm sorry you had such a bad experience. In the 15 years we have been open, this is the worst review we have ever had. I am not sure what you expect from our grounds. We have many beautiful trees, banana plants, small lake you...More

    Reviewed 17 September 2017

    We live near the Lucky Bug and I took my visiting daughter in law and two small grandchildren for the pancake breakfast. Loved it. The setting is so pretty with the lake and the birds. The breakfast was a lot of fresh fruits and pancakes...More

    Thank SSBKW
    Response from LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & BResponded 25 September 2017

    Thanks for your nice review. We had pancakes a long time ago on the menu, but took them off the menu, along with a couple other items to streamline the menu. We have gotten a lot of requests to put them back on, so we...More

    Reviewed 4 July 2017

    You will feel like never leaving. Surrounded by the jungle, birds, a lake, and beautiful people. The rooms are very clean and beautiful. Breakfast is picked every morning from the piña, papaya and guava trees :-) I loved staying at the lucky bug!!!More

    Thank calderonsusan
    Response from LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & BResponded 25 September 2017

    Thanks so much for the nice review. We go to a Feria (Farmer's market) each week to buy our fresh fruits and vegetables. We also get our bananas and pineapples from our garden, so we know they are fresh and without chemicals. Thanks so much...More

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    Margaret F
    23 October 2015|
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    Response from LuckyBugCostaRica | Property representative |
    Hola, You can see all of the rooms and the prices and available dates on our website. You can also book on that site. We hope to see you soon. Pura Vida, Monika Krauskopf and Rob Balch
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    tissner
    30 May 2015|
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    Response from LuckyBugCostaRica | Property representative |
    Hola, The price for our Sun Suite, which will hold four people, is $99 for the first two people, and $15 plus 13% tax per night. That includes a full breakfast each morning. No, we do not have a pool, but we do have a... More
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    "3 rooms were similar, once was larger with a kitchenette, the 5th was smaller but had 2 beds, Each decorated..."
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    "We loved the Frog Room, great decoration and view of the lake."
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    "If u have a chance check out Equus BBQ just 15 minutes down the road for the best TICO barbecue ever!!!!"
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