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, microwave, mini-fridge, 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 Salad & Soup Bar Is Back

Skopelos Field of Greens Salad & Soup Bar has returned! Our gourmet all-you-care-to-eat salad & soup bar has returned with the items you love like smoked salmon, grilled chicken, gourmet greens, fresh fruits & cheeses, pasta salad, house soups, and more! To follow best safety measures, servers will bring a fresh plate & new gloves to … Read More

Mother's Day from Skopelos

Skopelos is here to help spoil mom this Mother's Day with both a seated pre-fixe menu in our patio & inside dining, as well as take-out family style meals! DINE IN Skopelos will be open for seated service on the patio & with limited seating inside from 10am until 4pm. In addition to each mom receiving a … Read More

Skopelos Restaurant Re-Opens Tuesday, May 5th

UPDATE: As of Tuesday, May 19th, all inside seating is now at 50% capacity. Full patio seating is available.  Beginning Tuesday, May 5th, the Skopelos patio and dining rooms (with limited/spaced seating) will again be yours! We're very lucky to have several large dining rooms, allowing for true distancing while you relax, eat, and enjoy your … Read More