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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We spent Easter at Lake Weiss staying at the Chestnut Bay Resort. We rented house number 28 which has amazing views of the lake. The house we stayed in was far above our expectations and was 3 bedrooms and 3 levels. The kids enjoyed the table tennis and we enjoyed sitting on the deck at night watching the lake while...

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Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a 4 couple trip and we enjoyed it! We stayed in unit #58. It looks even better than the pics online. Great location, great view, and great decor. There are no bedrooms on the main level so consider that you'll have to climb stairs when deciding on which unit. There were 3 upstairs and two down. My only...

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chattanooga, tn
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This resort is a residential area on beautiful Lake Weiss in northern Alabama near Leesburg. Centrally located between Birmingham, Atlanta, and Chattanooga. These homes are owned by individuals with many individuals living there year round. these homes can be rented by calling Chestnut Bay Resort management . There is also a campground with approximately 18 slots that can be reserved...

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Richmond, K
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I have been coming here with a large group for years. Mostly good experiences but this place was not designed for fishermen. It is almost impossible for boats to navigate the narrow streets or make turns into the properties. Poor design. This last year we could not make the turn with our trailer to park our boat and got in...

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George F, Manager at Chesnut Bay Resort, responded to this review

I would like to say I understand this gentleman's frustration with the resort and it's layout. When the resort first open the developer was hungry for business so he attended a lot of boat shows in several states with the Chamber of Commerce. Unfortunately he got exactly what he wanted, a lot of business but he soon realized the resort...

Perdido, Alabama
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Everything here was great. Nice fall get-away. Penny went over and above at check-in. Everything at our cottage was nice. Lots of room. Caught lots of fish and used the cleaning station. Would return! Highly recommend!

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Jasper, Alabama
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for the weekend, we scheduled a fishing trip with Coosa River Guide Service on Weiss Lake for crappie. Our stay was awesome, having everything we needed in one place. We got picked up at the hotel and everything was taken care off. Will definitely stay here again when we come back. Clean rooms and great service.

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Thank fishonline
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Spent July 4th in "The Splash Pad.". All the kids loved it! The fireworks were amazing! Best ever!! Plus the patriotic parade with all the children was so sweet. So much to do here, no one is ever bored. Loved the unit. It was the perfect location!

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Acworth, Georgia
Reviewed 24 July 2016

My sisters and I just returned from a very nice peaceful vacation experience. We stayed in house #54 which is one level-we all over 66. The house was clean, well stocked and we had a view of the lake. I was very impressed with the facilities, which had something for everyone. There was a small pool for children and another...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 20 July 2016

My family, 65+, hosted our annual family reunion at the CBR resort and had a blast. Great property management, amenities, and beautiful houses. The community was very welcoming and the Friday night street party was a hit with the kids. Our family rented a total of 9 houses and spent much of our day in the water. Wonderful weekend.

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Thank T A
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

The resort is great! We stayed in house #34 and it was clean and very well stocked. Just a FYI for that house.. There are 3 levels (lots of stairs). The kitchen and main living area are on the 2nd floor with 1 bedroom. There is a backdoor access to this level to avoid some of the stairs. We were...

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George C, Manager at Chesnut Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for spending your family vacation with us. I must say you are correct the water was very choppy during your stay. The wind blew for 4 days strait which is very uncommon for that time of year one of the thing that Weiss Lake is known for is calm conditions of the lake for most of...

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a fun family resort with 36 Homes and 17 RV sites 2 pools, water slides, beach, basketball/tennis court putt putt,zip line, scheduled events, and much more. Chesnut Bay Resort is Located 1 hour north of Birmingham Alabama on beautiful Weiss Lake. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chesnut Bay Resort

Address: 4480 County Road 44, Leesburg, AL 35983-4818
Region: United States > Alabama > Leesburg
Price Range: $101 - $358 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
Chesnut Bay Hotel Leesburg
Chesnut Bay Resort Leesburg, Alabama
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“Choose the higher units for the best view.”
carjockeygene, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“This is a lake. There is a sandy beach there on the lake. We had No. 62 and it had an unobstructed view.”
Norm1956, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Plan to come back. Again and again!”
patriciatT7237GU, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“These are not hotel rooms but cottages-2, 3, or 4 plus bedrooms and baths.”
mbeck42, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the houses are right on the lake. The upper level camp sites overlook the lake from the top of the hill.”
ArleyC_12, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
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