Room 11

Governor George Johnstone (1730 - 1787)

This comfortable room features a king size bed with all new linens, private bath with shower/tub, hair dryer, tea/coffee maker, writing desk, flat screen TV, complimentary WiFi, daily room service, and more. Governor Johnstone was the first governor of British West Florida. He came to Pensacola in October of 1764 and inaugurated civil government after more than a year of military rule in the province.Johnstone was assisted by a council of twelve, which included the chief justice. In 1766, elections were held for an assembly drawn from the five districts of the colony. Under Johnston’s leadership, these elections provided the first representative government ever enjoyed here in Pensacola.In 1767, following trouble with military and civilians, he was recalled as governor. His leadership provided direction in transforming Pensacola from a small Spanish outpost into an 18th century British colonial village.Johnstone introduced desirable community standards, helped to improve law and order, encouraged the assignment of quality tradesmen, and instituted a form of representation government.
Tito's & Flights

Help us break in the new SoMa Patio at Skopelos with $10 food flights & $5 Tito's cocktails on Thursday, November 7th (5-7pm)! Specials on the patio will include:  FOOD FLIGHTS ($10 per flight) 1. THE RED EYECHICKEN & WAFFLE classic waffle + buttermilk sriracha chicken with bourbon pecan syrup, candied jalapeño, peppered bacon | GREEK POTSTICKER … Read More

Introducing the SoMa Patio at Skopelos

Dining outdoors in Pensacola just got tastier... Skopelos at New World is proud to introduce the SoMa Patio! Located along Palafox Street right next to its main restaurant, SoMa's covered outdoor patio is a "come as you are" (casual) dining spot & bar, including flat screen TVs for sports, and an exclusive outdoor menu featuring meaty … Read More

Skopelos New Year's Eve Bash

Ring in 2020 in style at downtown Pensacola's largest private event space, the Skopelos Grand Ballroom! Skopelos' prime downtown spot will host a glamorous all night New Year's Eve party with premium open bars, midnight champagne toast, party favors, open seating, lounge areas, and a large open dance floor with live music from Nobius plus … Read More