New hotel on Pensacola Beach probable opening in 2023, will exchange Best Western

Developers doing work on a high-scale resort hotel that will replace the Finest Western on Pensacola Seaside will go ahead with a summer time groundbreaking, but the concern of a $320,000 payment probably owed to the Santa Rosa Island Authority is even now on the backburner.

The 209-space lodge, which does not however have a name and branding, is being developed by means of Pensacola Beachside Resort LLC, a partnership in between Innisfree Motels and Dallas business true estate agency RREAF Holdings.

The current 120-home Best Western hotel on the web-site will be demolished any working day now, in accordance to Innisfree Vice President of Advancement and Asset Management Abundant Chism, and if building on the new construction can begin this summer time, the resort would open in spring of 2023.

The lodge was noticeably harmed in Hurricane Sally in September and has been shut considering that then.

Chism and the Innisfree workforce offered the conceptual types for the new lodge to the SRIA Wednesday night, showing renderings of an upscale outdoor region with a lazy river, a pool deck, a dining terrace, warm tubs, a hearth pit, a splash pad and a tiki-type occasion hut.