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, mini-fridge, 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.
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

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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