The Laughing Kiwi
On a subdued street, this relaxed cottage-like hostel with 2 adjacent annexes is set 2 km from the scenic Tasman Bay and 18 km from hiking, biking and kayaking in Abel Tasman National Park.
Simple dorms and private rooms offer free Wi-Fi, and en suite or shared bathrooms; some sleep up to 6. A separate 3-bedroom house is also available. There's no air-conditioning.
Each annex has a fully equipped guest kitchen and a TV lounge with a fireplace. They also have decks with BBQs. Free off-street parking is available.