New lodge on Pensacola Seashore probable opening in 2023, will substitute Best Western

Developers doing work on a high-scale resort lodge that will change the Most effective Western on Pensacola Beach will go ahead with a summertime groundbreaking, but the problem of a $320,000 charge potentially owed to the Santa Rosa Island Authority is still on the backburner.

The 209-place lodge, which doesn’t nevertheless have a title and branding, is getting designed via Pensacola Beachside Resort LLC, a partnership involving Innisfree Lodges and Dallas business actual estate organization RREAF Holdings.

The existing 120-home Best Western lodge on the site will be demolished any day now, in accordance to Innisfree Vice President of Growth and Asset Management Loaded Chism, and if building on the new construction can begin this summer time, the lodge would open up in spring of 2023.

The lodge was significantly ruined in Hurricane Sally in September and has been closed due to the fact then.

Chism and the Innisfree staff presented the conceptual designs for the new hotel to the SRIA Wednesday evening, exhibiting renderings of an upscale outside region with a lazy river, a pool deck, a dining terrace, very hot tubs, a fire pit, a splash pad and a tiki-type occasion hut.