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 Greek Wine Dinner

 Join us on Thursday, October 10th at 6:30pm when Executive Chef Gus Silivos hosts his 3rd annual Greek Wine Dinner! With live Greek music, exceptional Greek wines, and perfectly paired Greek cuisine from Chef Silivos and the Skopelos Culinary Team, this is always one of our most popular wine dinners of the year.The menu for … Read More

Celebrating 60 Years With 25% Off Entrees All August Long

Skopelos is celebrating its momentous 60th anniversary this August! Since opening at Cervantes and M Street back in 1959, Skopelos has been a staple in the Penascola landscape...and we couldn't have done it without you! To share our thanks for your incredible support, we are giving 25% off all regular menu lunch plates & dinner … Read More

60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee

SUNDAY, AUGUST 25 3:00pm - 6:00pm **UPDATE 8/23: Online ticket sales for the Diamond Jubilee have closed. Tickets may still be purchased at Skopelos, 600 S. Palafox St., until the event has sold out.** All things old are new again when Skopelos celebrates its 60th anniversary with the Diamond Jubilee!For one afternoon only on August 25, Executive Gus … Read More