Our Team

Daniel

Daniel

Daniel leads the hotel team as General Manager. Born in New Plymouth he has returned home after working in a range of world class hotels.

He enjoys meeting people from all around the world and is always available for a chat in the lobby.

Running is one of Daniel's passions so be sure to ask him about the many trails you can explore around the town.

James

James

James is King and Queen's Front Office Manager.

James was born in South Africa but now calls New Zealand home.

He graduated from the Pacific International Hotel Management School and is extremely passionate about people and hospitality.

In his spare time you can find James on the golf course working on his handicap. If you would like any course recommendations he is the man to ask. 

Judith

Judith

Judith is obsessed with cleaning and has very high standards. She is our Housekeeping Team Leader and will ensure that your suite is serviced to the highest standard everyday.

Pink is her colour and bling is her ring. If you need a smile then be around Judith who will make your day.

Hannah

Hannah

Hannah is our newest face behind the front desk.

She possesses a passion for the hospitality industry and is always available for a chat.

Originally from Canada, she has decided to settle down in the best region of New Zealand and calls Taranaki home.

Chloe

Chloe

Chloe developed her housekeeping skills working for the Hilton chain in Scotland.

Thanks to her Scottish roots her distinct & heartwarming accent can be heard all around the hotel.

In her spare time you will find Chloe looking after horses which is her number one passion in life. 

Sarah

Sarah

Sarah has skills in both housekeeping and reception. 

Her previous work experience was at the Sir Stamford in Sydney which helped her gain valuable knowledge about luxury & service.

She has a passion for shopping. If you want any advice on where to get the best bargains in New Plymouth, she's the one to ask. 

Dianne

Dianne

Dianne is in charge of ensuring the hotel public areas and grounds are always looking great.

She's here bright and early each day to ensure that happens to the highest standard.

In her spare time you'll often see Dianne at Monica's Eatery having a coffee.

Tenisha

Tenisha

Tenisha has been part of the team for over a year and she has a passion for ensuring your suite is looking tip top.

She's always happy and bubbly and she's sure to give you a great big smile when you see her around the hotel.

Chiara

Chiara

Chiara joined King and Queen before Christmas this year, she always has the biggest smile with plenty of energy around the hotel.

Originally from the Phillipines, Chiara moved with her family to New Plymouth. She has a passion for people and is started her Nursing studies in February.

Maleeha

Maleeha

Maleeha is the newest member of the team at King and Queen.

Originally from India, she moved to Taranaki to pursue a career in hotel management. During her studies at Pihms, Maleeha developed a passion for housekeeping which shows in the details of her work.

In her spare time Maleeha loves to travel. Be sure to ask for recommendations when you see her around the hotel.

Kaitlin

Kaitlin

Kaitlin joins the King and Queen housekeeping team from the beautiful Bay of Plenty.

She is in the final year of her Degree at the Pacific International Hotel Management School.

Kaitlin has a passion for photography so if you are looking for some iconic Taranaki shots be sure to have a chat wit her.