YHA New Plymouth
Nestled in greenery, this cosy hostel with a garden is 3 km from Pukekura Park, the venue of the Festival of Lights, and 4 km from the New Plymouth Coastal Walkway.
Basic dorms with wood-panelled ceilings sleep up to 4. All offer free Wi-Fi, in-room wash basins and shared bathrooms. Private rooms add TVs.
Breakfast is available for a surcharge. There's a communal kitchen, a TV lounge, a reading room and a living area with a piano. Other amenities include laundry facilities (fee), bike storage and lockers. The garden comes with a BBQ and picnic tables.