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The White House

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Eighth & Main Sts, PO Box 41, Skagway, AK 99840 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Wheelchair access
Pool
2.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews homemade muffins cookies continental breakfast hard boiled eggs b and b great place to stay an easy walk main floor post card historic accommodation upstairs room served buffet style little things older home rooms are nicely decorated close to downtown the hustle and bustle
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Reviewed November 29, 2018

My friend and I decided to go to Skagway on our way back from the Eagle Festival in Haines. Everyone said nothing was open and we were crazy to go there on a holiday no less.The gentleman at the Ferry told us about the White...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Pattym51
Response from JohnandJanTronrud, Owner at The White HouseResponded 1 week ago

Dear Patty, delighted to have you stay with us this last November. John and I always enjoy traveling in the off-season ourselves, when you get a more "local feel" to a community. And ... you get the benefits of a little more TLC because life...More

Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

This place was awesome to stay in Skagway. Very cute and comfortable. Nice picnic tables to have a beer with a view. Walking distance to everything in town. Great beds and bathrooms. The breakfast was nice with fresh made muffins. Great staff!More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from JohnandJanTronrud, Owner at The White HouseResponded September 10, 2018

"I sometimes wonder whether all pleasures are not substitutes for joy." C. S. Lewis Simple things, like a picnic table, a view, a comfortable bed and bath, walking distance, ... Life is good. So glad you enjoyed your time in Skagway and At the White...More

Reviewed August 29, 2018

After traveling for almost a month the White House was a refuge to weary travelers. Our first floor room was much quieter than anticipated, so I can recommend it highly. The king size bed is always our preference. Very interesting history for the house. Because...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Response from JohnandJanTronrud, Owner at The White HouseResponded September 10, 2018

"Don't get me wrong, I admire elegance and have an appreciation of the finer things in life. But to me, beauty lies in simplicity." Mark Hyman At the White House, we share Mark Hyman's philosophy, "beauty in simplicity." Our goal is clean and comfortable. You...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018

We stayed 3 nights at the White House B&B, a traditional home, full of history. Everything in the room was meticulously organized, very clean and comfortable. The main floor loaded with antique furniture. Nice breakfast.More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Calin C
Response from JohnandJanTronrud, Owner at The White HouseResponded September 10, 2018

"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure." Colin Powell Well, we know ourselves we have hit the failure button and learned from it a time or two. Your write up offers all of us...More

Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Nice place, nice buffet breakfast but for this Chilkoot hiker, the loan of an unused can of bear spray, left by another hiker, was the icing on the cake. Little things like this (thanks Chelsea) really mean a lot. I returned the can, thankfully unused...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Cathy D
Response from JohnandJanTronrud, Owner at The White HouseResponded September 10, 2018

"Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do." Pele At the White House has been up and running since 1997. It is a lot of hard work...More

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A comfy little inn, bringing together modern conveniences and Skagway history, for a restful night's sleep. Rooms vary in size, but they all feature cable TV, handcrafted quilts, wireless More Internet, mini refrigerators, screened windows and ceiling fans. The Continental breakfast has lots of choices. Warm, welcoming, and open year round. Afternoon tea and the cookie jar are always a treat. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
$75 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > Alaska > Skagway
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
$75 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > Alaska > Skagway
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Spuds95
April 17, 2018|
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Response from JohnandJanTronrud | Property representative |
All the rooms have private baths. All have toilet sink and shower, and 8 or the 9 have both bath tub and shower configurations. Sorry we didn't reply sooner. I just say the question.
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JohnandJanTronrud
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Room Tips
"All rooms are great"
899carlf
Aug 20, 2018
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"We had the one at the top of the stairs on the right and it was huge."
arfinfall
Jul 5, 2017
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"Choose a room upstairs facing town. The cruise ships coming into the harbor would be fun to watch."
Mary_the_tourist
Oct 28, 2016
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"I've stayed both downstairs and upstairs, both are very nice."
941kellym
Jun 27, 2016
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