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.
New Hours at Skopelos

Skopelos at New World will introduce new hours -- and new Specials Days -- beginning Monday, January 21st, 2019.Skopelos will be closed Mondays beginning January 21st, and open for brunch only on Sundays (10am - 3pm) beginning January 27th. Tuesday through Saturday will hold the same hours. Events at Skopelos may still be held any … Read More

Valentine's Day at Skopelos

Valentine's Day Whether you’re wooing your loved one with lunch or dinner, let Skopelos at New World help set the romantic scene on Thursday, February 14th. Lunch service will be available from 11:00am until 4:00pm featuring our traditional lunch menu. A special dinner service will then be served until 10:00pm featuring the below specialty menu created … Read More

Skopelos Holiday Menus

This Christmas Eve and New Years Eve, Skopelos at New world will offer the following menus for lunch and dinner service: LUNCH grilled grecian salad torched feta $9 add chicken breast $6, shrimp $7, grouper $7, steelhead $9caesar salad classic dressing, parmesan $9 add chicken breast $6, shrimp $7, grouper $7, steelhead $9five flags salad fresh seasonal fruit, avocado, toasted almonds & … Read More