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All reviewsart gallerysmall lakebutterfly roomsun suitethe ownercosta ricagift shopfrench toastbutterfly gardenunique itemsbirds and butterfliescorned beef and cabbagecaballo negroapple strudeldelightful hoststhe breakfast areaexploring the area
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

The rooms overlook a small lake and garden so although the property is just off the road it feels really quiet and secluded. The breakfast is served in the small restaurant and you can sit on an outside terrace which overlooks the garden.More

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Response from LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & BResponded 8 June 2018

We appreciate your comments on our property. Thanks so much. We took time to position the rooms to minimize the noise from the road. We also get the nice sounds at night of the frogs, and wake to the birds and sometimes the monkeys. We...More

Reviewed 21 May 2018

In Nuevo Arenal you will not find a more charming place to stay. The rooms are beautifully furnished and decorated with locally made crafts. Most have views of the small lake located on the property. The grounds are exquisite with many rare, tropical plants that...More

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Response from LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & BResponded 27 May 2018

Thanks for the nice review. We decorate the rooms with the same items we sell in the Gallery, and we try to keep to the theme of the rooms, i.e., Butterfly, Frog, etc. All the trees on the property grew naturally by themselves, either by...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Stylish modern rooms, all themed and very clean. Stunning view over small onsite Lake. Went for a walk behind the lake and found some poison dart frogs. The property is made up of a shop and cafe and the the B&B rooms are the other...More

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Response from LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & BResponded 14 May 2018

Thanks so much for the nice review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. People love the ambiance of the patio at the restaurant while looking out at the rest of the property with our private lake. We hope you come back and...More

Reviewed 9 May 2018

My friend and I stayed in Lake Arenal area and had no plans and no idea what we were going to do there. We did not actually stay at Lucky Bug but stumbled upon it as we were exploring the area. However, when we come...More

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Response from LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & BResponded 12 May 2018

I am so glad you fit us into your plans. Being spontaneous is always a fun way to go, and we are glad we could accommodate you while you were in our area on vacation. We take great pride in trying to make our guests'...More

Reviewed 28 April 2018

The Lucky Bug is one of the best places I have stayed in Costa Rica. It is quiet, in a beautiful setting, the food is great and it is reasonably price. We have stayed here twice and I am sure we will again. The hosts...More

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Response from LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & BResponded 12 May 2018

Thanks for your nice review. We try to go the extra mile to make everyone's stay a memorable one. So glad you enjoyed your stay. Our butterfly garden is the latest in an effort to give our guests an additional experience. Please come back and...More

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Free Parking
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US$79 - US$137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Crissy M
21 January 2018|
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Response from dr917 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is several miles from the nearest small town (nuevo fortuna) and an hour from la fortuna. Nice refuge (quiet) place if you want to be absorbed by nature. I do recall seeing a few cabs in the area. Near the lake... 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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"The rooms would all be good with large good quality beds and a balcony overlooking the garden."
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"Request a room with a view of the lake if available!"
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"We really liked the rooms with the balconies"
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"Try for the rain forest side of the building. It's quieter and cooler."
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