Journal Stay at The Old Opera House


Entire rental unit hosted by Michele

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 bath
Fast wifi
At 95 Mbps, you can take video calls and stream videos for your whole group.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the keypad.
Free cancellation before Dec 5.


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Nestled in the heart of the Ozarks, this completely renovated 1900s property has been restored into a charming AirBNB stay. This property is perfect for business travel, couples, and small families.
Guests will enjoy their stay at this quiet one bedroom apartment located in Historic St. James, adjacent to Route 66. This property is within walking distance to local favorites including Rich's Famous Burgers, Historic Johnnie’s Bar, Just A Taste, and a short drive to Sybil’s for fine dining.

The space
This property was originally built in 1906 titled The New Opera House. St. James legend, Stephen Dellacella, devoted time to bringing energy to a small train stop town. Since this time, the property has housed the original historic Johnnie’s Bar, the local newspaper office, and has now been transformed into AirBNB properties. Using many of the original pieces, the space features an original-brick archway, a barn-style sliding door crafted from the original floor joists, custom flooring, a full kitchen, and many modern amenities. The apartment is ground level and has a walk-in shower for accessibility.
This private apartment is yours to enjoy during your stay, which includes:
Queen-sized bed
Free High-Speed Internet
Full kitchen
Private outside area
Smart TV
24-hour access to Therapy Pros and Fitness Center

The Old Opera House is home to 4 AirBnB units. In addition to The Journal Stay, they are The Ousley Stay, The James Stay, and The Della Stay. The entire building sleeps 14 people.

Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

Fast wifi – 95 Mbps
Free driveway parking on premises
HDTV with Hulu, Netflix
Free washer – In unit
Free dryer – In unit
AC - split type ductless system
Private patio or balcony
Luggage dropoff allowed
Security cameras on property

Accessibility features

This info was provided by the Host and reviewed by Airbnb.

7 nights in Saint James

Dec 10, 2022 - Dec 17, 2022

4.97 out of 5 stars from 95 reviews


Where you’ll be

Saint James, Missouri, United States

Conveniently located in the heart of St. James with proximity to nearby riverways, Maramec Spring Park, Old Route 66, the St. James Golf Course, and numerous local wineries. Approximately 100 miles from St. Louis International Airport, 35 miles from Ft. Leonard Wood, and 120 miles from Springfield, Missouri.

Hosted by Michele

  1. Joined in January 2018
  • 302 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost


  • Samuel

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  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with keypad
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
Security camera/recording device Show more
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy