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The White House

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“homemade muffins”(11 reviews)
“cookie jar”(10 reviews)
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Breakfast included
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Family Rooms
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All reviewscookieshomemade muffinscookie jarb bhard boiled eggscontinental breakfastplace to stayhistoric accommodationupstairs roomserved buffet stylecold itemsrooms are nicely decoratedferry dockthe hustle and bustlespent one nighthot water for tearecommend staying here
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Enjoyed the pleasant room in a pretty older home. We appreciated the owners letting us leave our bags while we spent the day in Skagway and especially to be able to use the restroom prior to leaving on the ferry. Definitely worth a return visit.More

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

Often folks arrive early or don't depart until late in the day. We are more than happy to store bags for the day. We also make a public restroom available to freshen up or change after a long morning hike. The parlor is also available...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017

The White House is a beautiful historic accommodation in Skagway, AK. with continental breakfast served buffet style. Super friendly folks and descent food.This B&B was quaint and comfortable. We felt so welcomed by the owners and staff .More

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. You describe our B&B much as I would. Quaint, clean, comfortable. It's not fancy nor elegant. Nor is our breakfast something that will take up 90 minutes of your morning and leave you feeling sluggish...More

Reviewed 22 September 2017

This B&B was quaint and comfortable. We stayed two night and could have stayed longer. We felt so welcomed by the owners and staff . They serve a hearty breakfast and they offer coffee, tea and snacks all day long. The shuttle picks you up...More

Thank Susan D
Response from JohnandJanTronrud, Owner at The White HouseResponded 23 September 2017

Leo Buscaglia "Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around." Susan, thank you for taking the...More

Reviewed 11 September 2017

This B&B was one of the highlights of our trip to Alaska. We only spent one night, but I wish it had been more. I used to live in Skagway/Dyea about 10 years ago, so I know the area well. It was the perfect location...More

Thank jakehays
Response from JohnandJanTronrud, Owner at The White HouseResponded 21 September 2017

"Appreciation can make a day – even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary." ~ -Margaret Cousins Your kind words are greatly appreciated and I will be sure to pass them on to the staff that makes...More

Reviewed 25 August 2017

The White House is a beautiful historic accommodation in Skagway, AK. with continental breakfast served buffet style (home backed goods!). The owners are very hospitable. Room and bathroom were very clean with fridge, microwave, iron and hairdryer provided in the room. We stayed in Room...More

Thank JoannaJ60
Response from JohnandJanTronrud, Owner at The White HouseResponded 1 September 2017

Thank you Joanna. So glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. Future travelers reading your post should know though, that the room you were in, #205, is one of a kind. No other rooms have microwaves or irons - though they are available upon request....More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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US$75 - US$179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$75 - US$179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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"Most rooms are on the 2nd floor, so they may be quieter. Stairs only, no elevator. There are 2 rooms, I..."
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