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The White House

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Reviewed 18 September 2015

A gorgeous, well presented B&B with welcoming, friendly staff who went out of their way to assist. The owners have furnished the rooms in a charming old world style which is so different from the contemporary style of many hotels. Tea, coffee and cookies available...More

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Response from JohnandJanTronrud, Owner at The White HouseResponded 20 May 2016

Thank you for your kind words and highlighting the features we are so happy to be able to offer. Our goal is to make this as comfortable as home, without the chores associated with being at home, allowing you to enjoy your time in Skagway....More

Reviewed 29 August 2015

Look no further for a place to stay in Skagway. While called a B & B, At the White House felt more like a small private hotel to me. To get there from the Alaskan State Ferry terminal call the SMART van system from inside...More

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Response from JohnandJanTronrud, Owner at The White HouseResponded 14 September 2015

Agreed. We are more like a small hotel than a B&B, but we got thrown into the B&B category and it's not a bad place to be. And yes, the dormers to take up room space in some of the rooms. However, they are also...More

Reviewed 26 August 2015

Within walking distance to shops and restaurants; helpful staff. I failed to advise before my arrival that I'm gluten-free. I was pleasantly surprised by a good variety of GF breakfast options. I enjoyed the reading material about Skagway's history.

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Response from JohnandJanTronrud, Owner at The White HouseResponded 14 September 2015

All the very best to you. John & Jan "The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest." William Blake

Reviewed 20 August 2015

This was a delightful B&B and historical home! The owners & their staff were awesome - pleasant, friendly, helpful! We were in #102 which was spacious, comfortable, clean and beautifully decorated with antiques, quilts & period décor. The continental breakfast was excellent with lots of...More

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Response from JohnandJanTronrud, Owner at The White HouseResponded 22 August 2015

“In ordinary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.” ― Dietrich Bonhoeffer Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to post them. Safe travels,...More

Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

The White House was our home for two night so; we traveled around British Columbia, the Yukon, and Alaska with our Vancouver friends. My wife and I stumbled upon the White House while we were visiting Skagway during a cruise in May, 2015. Knowing we...More

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Response from JohnandJanTronrud, Owner at The White HouseResponded 22 August 2015

My pleasure ... and thanks for turning me on to the California blends. Enjoy your travels. “Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” ― Marcel Proust

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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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