YHA Christchurch Backpackers
Set in the city centre, this down-to-earth hostel in an early 19th-century building is a 4-minute walk from the Canterbury Museum and 9 km from outdoor activities at Christchurch Adventure Park.
The simple mixed-gender and single-sex dorms feature free Wi-Fi, along with shared bathrooms. Private rooms are available, and some offer en suite facilities. Some quarters provide flat-screen TVs.
Amenities include a communal kitchen, a lounge and lockers, as well as an outdoor patio with a barbecue. Guest laundry facilities are offered, as is continental breakfast for an extra fee.