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Extended Balcony (8K): Carnival Legend Cabin Reviews

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(185 sq. ft., balcony 60 sq. ft.) Private extended balcony. Two twin beds (convertible to king-size bed). Sofa and coffee table. TV; telephone; 110 AC current; individual climate control; wall safe; 3 closets; full bathroom with shower; hair dryer; mini bar. Balcony: patio chairs and table.

Extended Balcony (8K)
Decks: Deck 7 | Deck 8
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We were on deck 7 with an extended balcony. We were in the middle of the section so we had excellent views left and right. Carnival has put up partitions so it's now very hard to see who might be on the balcony next to you, which is just fine by us!
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7086
Very clean, steward was great. Nice and roomy with a great view. Saw many whales from our balcony.
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7185
Lots of storage! Suitcases fit under the bed. Had a pull down bunk bed and a sofa bed under it. Only one power outlet literally ONE so a power adapter or at least a splitter is a must.
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7246
The room size is about the same as most of the balcony rooms. The balcony is about 20% bigger. This room is good if you have many sea days as the balcony is recessed from the front part of the ship. You can sit out in the balcony without been blown away by the wind when the ship is moving. The room location also give you quick access to the buffet and Serenity area.
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7258

Normal extended balcony cabin except for one small difference. A 28 FOOT BALCONY WOWWWWW.
Due to its position on the ship the balcony is massive and this room cost no extra than the one next door with the 7 ft balcony.


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8175
Wonderful Holiday! Julie36598

We were in room 8175 and it suited us, queen bed, a sofa and the pull down top bunk. Plenty of wardrobe space and hangers. Our 4 empty suitcases fitted under the queen bed with ease. The only negative thing I will say about the room is that it had one of the old style TV's...not the flat screen as advertised and the TV had a green tinge to the screen....but that is the only bad thing about the room. We were a bit concerned about the noise that we would get when deck party (theme nights) were taking place....Yes, there was noise...but not as much as I expected, more from moving deckchairs around and not enough to stop you falling asleep or to wake you from sleep (and I am a light sleeper!)


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8183
Never again fwhinnett

We were upgraded to an extended balcony but this was not the bonus we initially thought. The location was good being near the lifts and one floor below the lido deck but the noise was non stop, either from chairs scraping on the floors above or noisy kids slamming doors and jumpi g from beds (that's what it sounded like).


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8220

the stateroom was more spacious than we expected and the staff were very helpful and pleasant.


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7258

Standard Extended balcony room which is only a twin/double capacity but with the benefits of being a non special needs room (less chance of being moved) and a balcony 3 times longer than a balcony room. Spent a lot of time here on the balcony. It was quiet with an adjoining ice machine room which we never heard anything from.


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7223

Cabin 7223, extended balcony, was roomy, clean and comfortable. This was a great location for getting to the main elevators and all the venues. The extended balcony was much nicer than the regular balcony, as there was room to stretch your legs out and get around the furniture. If you're going to pay extra for a balcony, you want to be able to spend some time out there and be comfortable. Closets were roomy. Bathroom was typical. My only complaint of any of the Carnival cabins I've had is that there is only one electrical outlet and it is at the vanity and not near the bed. My husband and I both use CPAP machines for sleep and have to have an extension cord running across the cabin and behind our pillows in order for both of us to plug in our machines.


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7273

Very spacious balcony cabin with lots of storage. Bathroom was roomy & the shower cubicle certainly big enough. Plenty of shelves to put toiletries on. Wardrobes could do with a few extra hangers but I always take extra anyway. Bed was very comfortable & there was room to store suitcases underneath. Fresh towels twice a day & lovely thick bath robes. We were able to have the balcony divider opened so that we could share the space with our friends in the next cabin


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Cruising the Western Caribbean northernislandgirl
Our room was a balcony, but we had noise at night coming from the kitchen area above. All night long we could hear carts rolling, along floors and through doorways. We advised guest services the first night, and on the second night we called them in the middle of the second night and a staff member came in. They did not have any other rooms, and since we already had a balcony we were not looking for an upgrade - just a peaceful sleep. They offered us a discount, but this really wasn't what we wanted - we did not expect this continued nightly noise from the staff and kitchen. The neighbouring rooms had the same noise problem. I guess we will be more careful in booking our location on the next cruise. The room was fairly large, with a larger balcony, but there was gob of food dirt on the outside the balcony glass that was there for the entire cruise, even after they cleaned the balcony (since it was on the outside the glass). Bed was comfortable. Room was adequate. Still old fashioned TV's that stuck out on shelf and I kept hitting my head on it. Nice when they convert to flat screens. No creams, moisturizers, in the bathroom - shampoo in dispenser on the wall. Pretty bare minimum - they did provide bathrobes.
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8167
Use the deck plans to review what above and near your cabin. Panorma was too noisy with deck chairs scraping above.
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7170
Room was small like all ships. Cabin Steward was okay, wasn't super friendly. Balcony leaked on windy days, sounded like our room was haunted by a spooky ghost. Way outdated decor. Haunted TV that would turn on randomly at night and wake you.
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Loving the Legend! michelle028
Great balcony and room was in a good location midship. We had extended balcony that was worth the money. However when you look down you see lifeboats but it should not bother you b/c its an unobstructed view out to the ocean.
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7204
Great time! misskkj
Quiet location yet east to get to elevators. Room was dusty. Cabin size was fine as was closet space. Nice to have the sofa and table in the room. made it easy to have room-service there. balcony was really big. The reclining chairs were nice!
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8232
Mom and teenage daugter cruising Roswell_IcePrincess
Cabin 8232. We had an extended balcony. The balcony was way bigger than I imagined. It had 2 lounge chairs, 4 regular chairs, and two tables. About 3 times the size of a regular balcony. Totally worth it. We were on the 8th floor right under the buffet. Early every morning carts rolling across the floor woke me up. Other than that we didn't hear any noise. Plenty of storage space, even in the bathroom. Bed was pretty comfortable. Only one floor away from Lido deck. You could get food from the buffet and take to your room easily. Near the elevator but did not hear any noise from it.
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6826
Well placed, quiet location, nice balcony.
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7171
I liked our cabin 7171
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8151
Spring Break Cruise cruisingwiththe family
Great spot...Extended balcony worth it. Being on deck 8 was not loud like others have said.
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5121

Cabin 5121 - nice size, great balcony, okay location. Wind roared through our room the entire cruise. Need better insulation around doors to prevent the noise. I would definitely update the Televisons and find away to offer more stations


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7180
We were in cabin 7180 on the Veranda deck, mid-ship, extended balcony. Wonderful unobstructed view from this balcony. The extended balcony I believe is deeper, not wider than a standard balcony. The cabin is spacious enough for 2 people to get around, it's about the same length as a regular standard hotel room but only about 1/2 as wide maybe. You don't need a lot of room, you aren't in there long enough to worry about the size. Bathroom is tiny but again you aren't in there long. Closet space and drawer space was ample for two people, even 4 people would be fine with the storage. It's a smart use of space overall. Did not hear any noise from any other cabins, just minor noises in the hallway when people were getting on with their day, to be expected really. Did not experience any engine noise or vibration in this location, no excessive movement of the ship either. It was perfect. It was a reasonable distance to the elevators and stairs too and pretty centrally located on the ship.
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5123
Only issue we experienced, was our cabin 5123, I booked late and didnt have much choice, it is a connecting cabin, I didnt realize this until we were in and could hear lots of noise the first couple of hours, but we were fortunate the people were really quiet all week, but, had they been rowdy and partiers or with kids, you could have a problem. The other problem was when the early show at 7pm or the late at 9pm are on and it includes music the whole cabin will vibrate, literally the first night the music started, we called Guest Services as we assumed the cabin below us the people must have had,a major stereo system in the cabin. The floor in the bathroom was vibrating as well as the deck. You couldnt hear the TV. Guest Services told us it was the show music and would be over. We were usually out and missed most of the noise but one evening were back before the show ended and again the vibration was unbelievable. We realized after looking at the diagram of the ship the cabin was located above the Follies Theatre...be aware if you are booking this cabin or ones around it, I cant imagine how loud it was on the 4th deck.
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7198
Not Impressed Shortladydiane
7198 was a nice cabin. It had plenty of closet space with space beneath the bed to store our luggage. The balcony was roomy. It was not a problem for us but will mention here that the view looking down was obstructed by the lifeboats but that certainly wasn't a problem. It was a pretty quiet cabin but on a few occasions we heard a rumbling or vibration in the middle of the night but it wasn't enough to keep us awake. 7198 is in a good location not far from the midship stairs.
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7285
7285 Cabin was nice with the exception of the carpet. It was stained and dirty.
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6269
For a balcony, it was a very nice room. A tad cozy, but not to small. The bed had a comfortable mattress and we slept well. The art on the walls was a bit too artsy for my taste. Big deal, huh? The colors are nice, and carpeting is in great shape. You'd never know she had the constant traffic on her that she does. We always like the 6th deck, Empress, because it's quiet.
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8145
Our Legendary Cruise Banditswife
Our cabin was like all others we've had with Carnival-185 sq ft. Clean, comfortable, plenty of storage. We had a problem w/ shower water pressure, guest services basically blew us off, so my dh cleaned out the shower head and water pressure was great after that. Min bar temp was not too cool. Extended balcony was nice, but I wouldn't pay extra to get it. Deck 8 mid-ship was quieter than we expected it to be. No overhead noise bothered us.
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8232
8232: Triple balcony. Bring earplugs.....noise from Lido deck above....but quiets down around 10p
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8221
Our stateroom was right after mid-ship on the Panorama deck and i wouldn't recommend it at all, the noise from people dragging chairs across the lido deck all night is loud and annoying. I got one good nights sleep the rest were interrupted by all the banging.
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6257
Nice and quiet, with plenty of storage. We could have used more hangers, but there were 4 of us (families may want to bring some extras). I didn't like the extended balcony - it was set back from the standard balconies so the view was obstucted. There was plenty of room to sit with our feet up, but only one of our chairs reclined.
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7167
This was our first Extended Balcony. It is not that much bigger and I would not pay extra for it over a regular balcony. We were in cabin 7167. The Room Steward was great. There was a bit of noise of something slamming closed during the early morning hours. Never quite figured out what it was. I would not take a 7 night cruise without benefit of a balcony. More fresh air and good views at night. 5 Night cruise would be a tossup between an interior and a balcony. Less than 5 nights would definitely be an interior. I would not pay for an Oceanview. Last year we were more midship. The walking from forward to aft help burn off some of that delicious food that we over sampled.
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8175
Cabin 8175, it was fine, a little noisy sometimes on the balcony but considering it was right under the Lido, it was fine. Very occasional noise from the Lido in the cabin itself, but not bothersome. Overall, it was a good cabin and I'd book it again.
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7162
Inconsistent a/c; balcony doors noisy when people allowing them to slam shut; nice sized balcony although didn't seem to be "extended."
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We chose a room slightly forward on the Verandah deck (7) for the lower noise factor. The room size was adequate with ample storage. The mattress was average. The room decor was commensurate with the price of the cruise. I found the room safe system another example of a bad decision by Carnival management. The safe required use of another mag strip credit card other than your room card. This defeats the purpose of a cruise ship safe,i.e., leave everything of any value locked up. The safe should have had a keypad system instead of requiring a person to carry their room card and that additional credit card. The toilet sounded like you could flush a whole head of cabbage down it but I wouldn't recommend trying it. Turning on the television always defaulted to a loud verses soft volume. I found this irritating.
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7186
Cabin 7186- Size expected, balcony extended I had to clean the drain tracks and windows a few times I'm a bit of a clean freak. My husband and I commented that the rooms are showing wear. The lamp shades were fraying and there was a cigarette hole on the sofa little things like that. The floors around the ship were noticeably shiny.
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7291
Good Ship for Families. luvincruising
Enough closet space for three people who over-packed. Quiet room. No problems with noise. You do feel the movement of the ship when you sleep. Roomy balcony. In-room safe is a nice touch. Good quality complimentary toiletries. Very convenient to aft elevators.
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7182
Lovin' the Legend! timmy's girl
We had cabin 7182 and our friends had 7184 on Carnival Legend. They were adjoining rooms and connecting balconies. They were conveniently located mid ship and we were always near an elevator. These were 8K extended balconies and we loved them. We will definitely get these rooms again!
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8148
3rd Time a Charm! mffletcher
Extended Balcony- Nice size room and balcony. Bathroom was fine. Little noisy being on 8 and under 9 but not a problem for us. Hallway was quiet, easy access to stairs and elevators.
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7912
I loved our cabin. It was perfect for 2. We put our luggage under our bed. We stocked the mini fridge with sodas and made our own drinks using travel mugs. The bathroom was small but worked just fine. Ample closet/drawer space. The balcony really was the high point of this cabin. The bed was extremely comfortable.
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7184
Cabin 7184 (Extended Balcony - level 8K) Once you go balcony, you'll never go back! We had the most amazing extended balcony room (not a cabin!) and we loved sitting out on our balcony every morning and every night sipping coffee or wine and watching the beautiful sea. We even spotted dolphins swimming alongside our ship from our balcony. The size of the room, the amenities, the lovely turn-down service each night with a different towel animal waiting for you, was a wonderful way to end the day. I felt the king size bed was a bit hard, but the pillows were marvelous. The room stewards were exceptional and always addressed us throughout the cruise by our first names - first class treatment!
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7277
Slightly obstructed view -- the cabins just forward of this one jut out about an extra 5 feet, so you can't see forward. Good storage -- 3 closets, 2 with hanging bars and 1 chest-of-drawers closet, 2 nightstands, 3 usable drawers, and a narrow cabinet. Not much hallway noise, about halfway between 2 sets of elevators. Good cabin aside from the view.
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7277
Carnival Legend cabin 7277. Extended balcony cabin. The balcony was a nice escape when you didn't want to be around all the other people. The room was more than adequate for 2 people. It had everything we needed. It was in a quiet location. Not a huge long walk from the elevators, but far enough away that we didn't get the noise.
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7186
7186--great location in mid ship, good sized balcony, could occasionally hear Lido deck music when on I was on the balcony. 7197- great location in mid ship, lots of drawer space, good sized room, quiet.
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7166
3 closets and large bathroom with vanity space, terrific balcony with a perfect view, quiet location, convenient to two elevator banks, only one usable electric outlet
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7215
Cabin 7215, Quiet location, great balcony, plenty of storage space.
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8141
Fun for First Timers MagnoliaFly
Great balcony. Good sized room. You will hear noises from the lido deck above of deck chairs being moved around starting at 5AM and kids running back and forth.
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