Room 13

Don Manuel Gonzalez (1767 - 1838)

The Don Manuel Gonzalez room features double queen beds with all new linens, private bath with shower/tub, hair dryer, writing desk, flat screen TV, complimentary WiFi, daily room service, and more. As with all of our rooms, our award winning restaurant, Skopelos at New World, is on hand to offer world class room service. Born in the northern Spanish coastal town of San Vincente de la Barquera in 1767, Don Manuel Gonzalez ran away from his family of landed gentry to serve on a ship owned by his uncle. Upon joining the Spanish Army at the end of 1784, Gonzalez was sent to serve in the city of New Orleans in the New World.Through his work as Indian Agent, Gonzalez was bestowed large areas of land in Pensacola by the Spanish Crown, where he settled as a cattle rancher. Gonzalez donated the land that became Plaza Ferdinand VII, where he opened a market in 1816.Upon the transfer of Florida from Spanish to United States rule, General Andrew Jackson appointed Gonzalez as Justice of the Peace and a Colonel in the American Army. Gonzalez died in his Pensacola home on March 8, 1838.
Skopelos New Years Eve Bash

Ring in 2019 in style at Skopelos's biggest event of the year, the New Years Eve Bash!Decorated to the nines, Skopelos at New World's prime downtown spot will host an all night party with premium open bars, midnight champagne toasts and party favors, and a large open dance floor with the best music from DJ Matt Powell of Powell Entertainment and live music from The … Read More

Vegan Thanksgiving Wine Dinner

November 14th at 6:30pm Chef de Cuisine Takara Hein and the Skopelos Culinary Team proudly present our highly anticipated Vegan Thanksgiving Wine Dinner! With all of the warm flavors and aromas of Thanksgiving, this multi-course wine dinner will be served family-style in Skopelos's beautiful Pensacola Room. The price for the evening is $75 (plus tax and … Read More

Thanksgiving Day at Skopelos at New World

Thanksgiving is a day to feast, and Skopelos is the place to do it! Join us on November 22nd (11am - 4pm) as our award-winning chefs offer a specialty Thanksgiving Day A La Carte menu in the main Skopelos dining rooms, and a full Thanksgiving Day Buffet in the Skopelos Grand Ballroom. The menus for … Read More