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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
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Special Rate: AARP and AAA Discounts
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All reviewscookieshomemade muffinscookie jarcontinental breakfasthard boiled eggsgreat place to stayb bsan easy walkmain floorpost cardhistoric accommodationupstairs roomserved buffet stylelittle thingsolder homerooms are nicely decoratedin town
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Allinmi
Response from JohnandJanTronrud, Owner at The White HouseResponded 1 week ago

"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 3 weeks ago

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

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Response from JohnandJanTronrud, Owner at The White HouseResponded 1 week ago

"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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Calin C
Response from JohnandJanTronrud, Owner at The White HouseResponded 1 week ago

"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 4 weeks ago 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

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Response from JohnandJanTronrud, Owner at The White HouseResponded 1 week ago

"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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great B&B in Skagway, This is owned by Jan and John who have done a wonderful job decorating the place. They offer a Continental Breakfast, which is quite substantial and delicious. The living room, dining room are well furnished The hosts are very welcoming Highly...More

Thank Carl F
Response from JohnandJanTronrud, Owner at The White HouseResponded 1 week ago

So glad you enjoyed your visit. We appreciate your comments about the substantial and delicious Continental breakfast. It's what we advertise and what we charge for. I am always stumped with comments about folks being disappointed it wasn't bacon and eggs to order - because...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 Amenities
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
Contact Information
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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Traveler (17)
Room & Suite (5)
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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
September 2, 2016|
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"All rooms are great"
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"We had the one at the top of the stairs on the right and it was huge."
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"Choose a room upstairs facing town. The cruise ships coming into the harbor would be fun to watch."
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"I've stayed both downstairs and upstairs, both are very nice."
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