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Reviewed September 29, 2016

I spent a wonderful 7 weeks at Wendy's home whilst working at the KEMRI Programme (just 20 minutes walk or 5-10 minute tuk-tuk ride - 100KSH - away). My room was very comfortable and all facilities were perfect. The staff worked hard to make my stay as easy as possible, with fresh water by the bed, the bed made, clothes...

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Loenen aan de Vecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed March 12, 2016

This B&B in Kilifi is unique! The house is a warm welcome to all the guests, thanks to Wendy, with a marvelous view over the creek and beautiful sunsets! Wendy runs this place with so much love and care for all the guests, it made me feel like home. A very special place to be! The house is very open...

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Woudsend, The Netherlands
Reviewed February 29, 2016

Such a very nice and warm place te stay. Not only for a few days, but also a (much) longer stay is very attractive. Why? Because it feels like home when you once met Wendy, the owner of this place. The rooms are big, you have your own bathroom, and the breakfast is a every morning delight with fresh fruit...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed December 1, 2015

This is the best B&B in Kilifi lovely accommodations, great food, and interesting chats with the owner. The property is located along the creek and has the best view of the creek and a nice beach. There are many old trees on the property as well which gives it an authentic charme.I really enjoyed my 2 nights staying there.

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed November 25, 2015

On my evaluation tour of an NGO program, I stayed two nights at Wendy's B&B. I couldn't have found a nicer place for reflecting and Relaxing. I was enjoying charming talks, excellent service and a beautyful environment. My visit was definitely too short, but I will not forget the fantastic view to the creek.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

Coming to Kilifi for a Research internship at KEMRI on the tail end of the FCO travel warnings I couldn't have been more pleasantly surprised with Kilifi and Wendy's B&B. For the price, what you get is brilliant - Hot and varied breakfast, good company, laundry, and amazing views over the creek. Wendy herself is amazing and if you are...

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Biddulph, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 2, 2014

Wendy's place 'What Next' is a fantastic place overlooking Kilifi Creek. Wendy is a perfect host. For her and her wonderful staff, nothing is too much trouble, beds are comfortable, showers are hot, breakfasts are delicious, views are spectacular. I stayed at What Next for just 2 nights. I should have stayed much longer. I'm not a dog lover, but...

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surrey
Reviewed February 10, 2014

Didn't want a big 'touristy' hotel as we headed back down the North Coast en route to Mombasa and home. Wendy and her delightful staff were helpful and fun from the first phone call. What Next is Wendy's home and we felt like house guests from the minute we arrived. Beautifully furnished, lots of areas to relax in, books and...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed February 9, 2014

My husband and I stay here every time we go to Kilifi. It is a really nice guesthouse, family run. The grounds are beautiful and have a tiny beach on the creek, which is secluded and peaceful. The house is gorgeous, rooms are large and nicely furnished. the showers are a bit small but adequate. The staff are friendly and...

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Darien Center, New York
Reviewed December 29, 2013

I have stayed here several times over the last few years, as my daughter lives in Kilifi. The rooms are comfortable, lovely with private baths and plenty of hot water. The setting is beautiful. The veranda faces Kilifi Creek and there is nothing better than watching the spectacular sunsets. As I lay in bed at night, I hear the galagos...

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Amenities

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  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wendy's home, What Next, is a lovely, airy house set in beautiful private gardens overlooking Kilifi Creek. The rooms are all private, en-suite and well kept but the real magic of a stay here is the chance to have a good old natter with Wendy! Wendy is a qualified safari guide, a font of general and local knowledge and can tell you everything you need to know and more. Her hospitality and sense of fun is what makes a stay at What Next truly memorable. Perfect for anyone looking to have the comforts of a home stay, whether for a night or a month. The property has access to the beach and is also close to Kilifi for access to shops and banks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about What Next

Address: Old Ferry Road, Kilifi 80108, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Kilifi
Price Range: $18 - $36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“There are no rooms with a seaview. All rooms are very open, so no glass windows or doors to close but that makes this place special!”
  • Beautiful sunsets from the veranda
  • view from the veranda
 of 5 bubbles 561yvettek, Mar 12, 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are very good. In the weekend (from friday until sunday) you can here music from the hotels in the neighbourhood. No Wifi.”
 of 5 bubbles IngridV791, Feb 29, 2016 | Read review
“Every room completely different. Charming.”
 of 5 bubbles gc_m83, Feb 10, 2014 | Read review
“I like the first floor rooms because because stairs are problematic for me, but all rooms are quiet and private.”
 of 5 bubbles 665betsyc, Dec 29, 2013 | Read review
“Ground floor room front is very pretty!”
 of 5 bubbles ValerieHowland, Dec 17, 2013 | Read review
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