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This lovely old place was built as a home in 1902 by a successful Skagway gambler and saloon owner. The miniature Doric columns over a pair of porticoes out front are vaguely reminiscent of the actual White House (hence the name), and the original woodwork in the elegant entryway and dining room (where continental breakfasts are served) give guests a sense of turn-of-the-century showiness. The rooms, which are all upstairs along either side of a long hallway, seem to be an original part of the house, but they were all built recently after a fire destroyed the top part of the inn. They're got plush beds with handmade quilts, ceiling fans, and screened windows (for the odd hot day). They're all equipped with fridges which comes in handy.