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.
Valentine's Day 2020

Let Skopelos help you set the romantic scene this Valentine's Day! Lunch service will be available from 11:00am until 4:00pm with the below specialty lunch menu. Dinner service will then be served until 10:00pm with a specialty dinner menu, also found below. A complimentary rose will be given to every woman/significant other in honor of … Read More

Taste of France, 5 Course French Wine Dinner

  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27th 6:30pm $85 PER PERSON++ Join us for a night of carefully curated French wines and exquisite French cuisine from Executive Chef Gus Silivos, Chef de Cuisine Justin Robinson, and the Skopelos Culinary Team, hosted alongside Ingrid Davi s with Terroir Wine Group! The special paired menu for the evening will feature: FIRST COURSE Domaine Foucher-Lebrun Cremant de … Read More

Skopelos Wine Club 2020

Skopelos Wine Club 2020 **Please note: The February Wine Club tasting has been moved to February 29 This year the Skopelos Wine Club will take you on a journey through wine with one themed wine tasting event each month! Membership is on a month-to-month basis beginning in February. (Don't miss our Open House event on January 25th!) Hosted … Read More