Room 15

Charles Leonard LeBaron (1763 - 1823)

Room 15, the Charles Leonard LeBaron Room, is located on the second floor. One of our largest rooms, this cozy private space includes two queen sized beds and, as with all of our rooms, a private bath, all new bedding, complimentary wi-fi, flat screen TV, writing table, and a complimentary breakfast and business station in the lobby. Our award-winning restaurant, Skopelos at New World, is on hand to offer world class room service.A Pensacola family of French origin, the Le Baron clan left their mark on the mercantile field and maritime operations of Pensacola. Charles Leonard LeBaron was born in Normandy in 1761. After fighting with the French Navy at the battle of Trafalgar against British Lord Nelson, he was presented with a sword scabbard encrusted with jewels for his heroism.While in Philadelphia, he boarded with the mother of Dolly Madison where he met his future wife, Mary Weaver. LeBaron and his new wife moved to New Orleans when he was assigned to the French Navy in the Gulf of Mexico and Haiti. He resigned his commission and moved to Pensacola where he forming a profitable mercantile business commanding a passenger ship between Pensacola and New Orleans.Charles lost his arm fighting the Battle of Shiloh while delivering a message to General Bragg. After the war, LeBaron returned to his family in Pensacola and helped build the telegraph system between Mobile and Pensacola. LeBaron worked for Western Union for the remainder of his days.
Tito's & Flights

Help us break in the new SoMa Patio at Skopelos with $10 food flights & $5 Tito's cocktails on Thursday, November 7th (5-7pm)! Specials on the patio will include:  FOOD FLIGHTS ($10 per flight) 1. THE RED EYECHICKEN & WAFFLE classic waffle + buttermilk sriracha chicken with bourbon pecan syrup, candied jalapeño, peppered bacon | GREEK POTSTICKER … Read More

Introducing the SoMa Patio at Skopelos

Dining outdoors in Pensacola just got tastier... Skopelos at New World is proud to introduce the SoMa Patio! Located along Palafox Street right next to its main restaurant, SoMa's covered outdoor patio is a "come as you are" (casual) dining spot & bar, including flat screen TVs for sports, and an exclusive outdoor menu featuring meaty … Read More

Skopelos New Year's Eve Bash

Ring in 2020 in style at downtown Pensacola's largest private event space, the Skopelos Grand Ballroom! Skopelos' prime downtown spot will host a glamorous all night New Year's Eve party with premium open bars, midnight champagne toast, party favors, open seating, lounge areas, and a large open dance floor with live music from Nobius plus … Read More