Room 5

William Henry Chase (1798 - 1870)

With a romantic, comfortable feel, this first-floor room features a beautiful king bed with all new linens, private bath with shower/tub, hair dryer, flat screen TV, complimentary WiFi, daily 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. Chase was born in Buckfield, ME in 1798, graduated from West Point in 1815 and was subsequently assigned to the Corps of Engineers.Shortly after the United States took control of Pensacola from Spain, the Secretary of State at the time, John Quincy Adams, began lobbying to make Pensacola headquarters for the Navy’s Gulf Coast Squadron.In 1829, Major William Chase was asked to take charge of fort construction in Pensacola and he began drawing plans for the forts recommended by Adams.The plans created by Chase located Fort Pickens on the western tip of Santa Rosa Island, with Fort McRee situated across the harbor entrance. Fort Barrancas was placed to overlook the bay towards Fort Pickens.Chase lived in Pensacola and was popular with the businessmen who ran financial institutions, transportation, and merchants who profited from the business he fostered with the military.Chase spearheaded the drive to lay railroad from Pensacola, FL to Montgomery, AL. Chase built a depot and a large hotel at the corner of Wright and Palafox Street.
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