Mountain View Backpackers
This relaxed, roadside hostel is a 6-minute walk from a bus stop, an 8-minute walk from Lake Wanaka and 2 km from Puzzling World, an amusement park.
The basic single-sex or mixed dorms have shared bathrooms; private rooms are also available. There's no air-conditioning.
Amenities include coin-operated guest laundry, lockers and a TV lounge with a gas fireplace. There's also a communal kitchen with complimentary tea and coffeemaking facilities.