Room 10

Bernardo de Gálvez (1746 - 1786)

Set with navy blue accents and a beautiful 4-post bed frame, the Bernardo de Gálvez room features a king bed with all new linens, private bath with tub/shower and hair dryer, tea/coffeemaker, writing desk, armoire, flat screen television, mini-fridge, complimentary WiFi, and more. Skopelos at New World, our award winning restaurant, is on hand to provide you with world class room service including food, wine and spirits.  Galvez was born in 1746 in the Spanish mountain village of Macharaviaya. He began his military career at the age of 16, and was sent to New Spain (now Mexico) as a captain in 1762. Rising through the ranks of the Spanish Army, Galvez fought in many campaigns and battles. In 1777, Galvez was named interim Governor of Louisiana, then a Spanish territory. When the Revolutionary War broke out shortly thereafter, Galvez led Spanish troops to Aid the Americans in their fight against Britain. On March 9, 1781, Galvez arrived at Pensacola by land and sea to begin his assault. On the morning of May 8, an artillery round landed in a British powder magazine in Fort George, located near what is now the intersection of Palafox Street and La Rua. The damaged fort was then captured by Galvez and his troops, freeing Pensacola from British rule. The Pensacola Heritage Foundation plans to erect a life-size statue of Galvez near the former site of Fort George. The statue will honor Galvez and his recapture of Pensacola, as well as his many other historical accomplishments.
New World Inn & Skopelos at New World Temporarily Closed

Due to the impacts of Hurricane Sally, both New World Inn and Skopelos at New World are temporarily closed. We hope to re-open as soon as power is restored and we have had a chance to assess/repair any damages. Please follow us on social media for up-to-the-minute updates. Read More

Celebrating 61 Years with Throwback August at Skopelos

AUGUST ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL BRINGS SKOPELOS CLASSICS TO THE TABLE There have been many a-storied classic dishes served at Skopelos: From Chef Silivos’ decadent stuffed shrimp, to the baked snapper with a special secret Silivos family garlic-butter recipe, to the glorious frosted fudge pie originally served at Driftwood restaurant before it closed and shared its recipe with … Read More

Now Open Dinner & Sunday Brunch Only

Due to current circumstances, Skopelos at New World is suspending its lunch service for the immediate future. Dinner service and Sunday brunch remain open. It is our hope that lunch service will resume in the fall; we will make that announcement as the time gets closer. In order to ensure we are following the state's mandates … Read More