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.
The S Factor: Skopelos's Sweet, Savory & Spicy Wine Dinner

S FACTOR: SWEET, SAVORY & SPICY WINE DINNER Wednesday, March 20 at 6:30pm  Coconut-marinated mahi mahi, candy-apple strip loin, and berbere-crusted lamb lollipops with savory blueberry compote are just a few things on the menu for Skopelos' next wine dinner, taking place Wednesday, March 20! Showcasing the perfect balance between sweet, savory and spicy flavors, the 6 … Read More

Easter Brunch & Dinner at Skopelos

Dine on an Easter buffet of specialties; order one special dish; spend time in the Grand Ballroom, main restaurant, or Skopelos Garden Courtyard… it’s time for Easter at Skopelos!From 9am – 3pm on Sunday, April 21st, Skopelos will host its annual Easter Ballroom Brunch in the Skopelos Grand Ballroom, complete with a full brunch buffet of egg … Read More

2019 Skopelos Wine Club

With an award-winning wine list that boasts highly rated varieties from all corners of the world -- not to mention over 1,000 bottles on site -- Skopelos at New World has launched the Skopelos Wine Club as a way to explore and enjoy wine with every visit here.The Skopelos Wine Club offers a complimentary bottle … Read More