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, mini-fridge, 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.
New World Inn & Skopelos at New World Temporarily Closed

Due to the impacts of Hurricane Sally, both New World Inn and Skopelos at New World are temporarily closed. We hope to re-open as soon as power is restored and we have had a chance to assess/repair any damages. Please follow us on social media for up-to-the-minute updates. Read More

Celebrating 61 Years with Throwback August at Skopelos

AUGUST ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL BRINGS SKOPELOS CLASSICS TO THE TABLE There have been many a-storied classic dishes served at Skopelos: From Chef Silivos’ decadent stuffed shrimp, to the baked snapper with a special secret Silivos family garlic-butter recipe, to the glorious frosted fudge pie originally served at Driftwood restaurant before it closed and shared its recipe with … Read More

Now Open Dinner & Sunday Brunch Only

Due to current circumstances, Skopelos at New World is suspending its lunch service for the immediate future. Dinner service and Sunday brunch remain open. It is our hope that lunch service will resume in the fall; we will make that announcement as the time gets closer. In order to ensure we are following the state's mandates … Read More