REVIEWS BY OUR CLIENTS ON TRIPADVISOR

  • 5 star rating Everything you ever wanted to know about Cartagena Marelvy has an excellent website and I read every word. Not only was Cartagena well described in history, customs... read more

    ttgeek 8/06/2011

    5 star rating Tour_in_Cartagena_with_Marelvy_Pena_Hall-Cartagena.html our tour with Julio. All 9 of us had a great time. I just wish we had more time off... read more

    Nancy R. 3/06/2019

    5 star rating Great tour We had a great tour. Marelvy was the guide on the tour and she was friendly and very knowledgeable.... read more

    Jim P. 2/20/2017
  • 5 star rating Great tour of city Marelvy is a jewal! Very knowledgeable, excellent command of English and a really nice person. The transportation was comfortable and... read more

    Johnp1126 11/01/2017

    5 star rating A great way to tour the city of Cartegena Our party of 12 thoroughly enjoyed this relaxed and informative tour of a fascinating city. Ester, our guide was... read more

    Reithian 12/23/2015

    5 star rating Intelligent/insightful intelligent/insightful look into the history, culture and goings-on in Columbia Marelvy Pena offers an intelligent/insightful look into the history, culture and goings-on in Columbia, particulary Cartagena. She takes you... read more

    Olga1949 12/13/2011
  • 5 star rating Knowledgeable host, great tour Marelvy knows her city, and her love for it shows. This was our first visit to Cartagena and we wanted... read more

    LoonBoarder 3/20/2014

    5 star rating A Tour of Cartagena with Marelvy and Katty If you are going to Cartagena, make sure you take a tour with Marelvy's company. Although she personally was... read more

    FloridaSun2013 5/17/2014

    5 star rating Great Intro to a beautiful city Marelvy was the perfect host to introduce us to the beauty and history of Cartagena. She was intune to our... read more

    AEMJ3 1/11/2016
  • 5 star rating The Best Marelvy in addition to being an excellent and knowledgable tour guide in Cartagena, she is extremely well organized, meet us... read more

    Born_2_Ride 5/06/2013

    5 star rating Excellent Tour and Experience! We (my husband and I along w/ my parents) just returned from visiting Cartagena and had the pleasure of having... read more

    JoriJack 5/17/2016

    5 star rating The BEST Way to Experience Cartagena! Instead of choosing the standard cruise-ship excursion, we opted to see Cartagena with Marelvy. An excellent move! ... read more

    B-RTravelers27 4/11/2012
  • 5 star rating super guide She has been a fantastic guide and made us love this beautiful city. She took us along the beautiful streets... read more

    sergeweibel 8/23/2012

    5 star rating An inside look at Cartagena We had such a nice time with Marelvy. My wife and I booked an afternoon old city tour with... read more

    Edward Y. 6/19/2016

    5 star rating Marelvy is a treasure! Marelvy and her warmth made this tour one of our most favourite experiences on our cruise. We were lucky... read more

    jenn_boo 1/31/2014
  • 5 star rating Fun, warm and informative My wife and I were greeted with a warm smile and hug from Marelvy She shared with us both... read more

    TAsaro 6/22/2012

    5 star rating Exceptional, informative, enlightening portrait of an ancient, yet vibrant metropolis - Cartagena. I was truly fortunate having delved into Tripadvisor before visiting Cartagena. I was more fortunate to have discovered the fascinating... read more

    bernie528 12/18/2011

    4 star rating Delightful tour On our HAL cruise, Nov. 17-28th, we decided to do a tour with Marelvy. Directions on e-mail on where... read more

    Gena C. 12/02/2014
  • 5 star rating Wonderful Tour and Guide Marelvey did not disappoint our 14 person tour organized online among Celebrity Infinity travelers. She quickly assessed our group's... read more

    BSinPNS 4/02/2015

    5 star rating Highly recommend Marelvy!! We were in Cartagena for 2 days and did an evening tour one day and a full day tour the... read more

    VacationFunintheSun 4/16/2017

    5 star rating Great city Tour Marelvy was an excellent guide who had a great historical knowledge of her city. The tour was promoted... read more

    444CraigH 3/17/2015
  • 5 star rating Fabulous! If you book one tour book with Marelvy Based on other Trip Advisor reviews I reached out to Marelvy to check the feasibility of a private tour when... read more

    Dickson0202 1/11/2018

    5 star rating thoroughly enjoyed our tour in Cartagena with Marelvy I set up a tour with Marelvy after reading trip Advisor reviews. I formed a group of 14 through... read more

    Susan K. 1/14/2017

    5 star rating Brilliant Tour of Cartagena My wife and I had a 4 hour private tour of Cartagena after arriving on Princess Cruise. Chose Marelvy over... read more

    DocJim3 2/07/2018
  • 5 star rating Outstanding tour and guide Surprisingly, Cartegena was my favorite port on our Panama Canal cruise from San Diego to Fort Lauderdale. And Marelvy's tour... read more

    Ron J. 5/24/2013

    5 star rating Delightful tour We were able to join a late afternoon walking tour that had been organized by one of the participants on... read more

    Nancy P. 1/24/2016

    5 star rating Great tour! We were a small group from a cruise ship, only in Cartagena for the afternoon. We were well-managed from... read more

    mejehn 1/23/2016
  • 5 star rating like having a friend guide you along Marelvy Pena-Hall was a great guide in a great city---she met us at the ship and took us around the... read more

    ginny50207 11/11/2012

    5 star rating See hidden gems We went on a 2-3 hour walking tour with Marelvy, and it was excellent. She took us to places we... read more

    GourmetGirlfriends 5/11/2018

    5 star rating Wonderfull city tour The nicest way to get to know the city. Marelvy caters to your own interests in a very flexible manner.... read more

    61ejh61 1/07/2012
  • 5 star rating Beautiful Easter Sunday!!! Unfortunately, Marelvy was already booked but she very graciously arranged for a tour with the wonderful Katty. This tour was... read more

    Cathy M. 8/20/2014

    5 star rating Sightseeing in Cartagena de los Indias -answers Sightseeing in Cartagena de los Indias with Marelvy was excellent in any cases for viewing, questions -answers and very friendships... read more

    michelinelardinois 8/23/2012

    5 star rating Top notch Marelvy picked up our group at the end of the cruise dock, and we were off on a city tour... read more

    TrnrMom 12/21/2013
  • 5 star rating What a Surprise . . . I had arranged for Marelvy to do a special tour for my group before leaving on our cruise. We... read more

    Dave L. 3/11/2015

    5 star rating Good experience Knowledgable. Good English. Warm and friendly.

    We did the 4 hour tour of the fortress, monestaries, and...
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    coairdave 11/08/2013

    5 star rating Great Tour MareIvy is a wonderful person who knows a lot about her city and its people. Contacting her was easy: she... read more

    Andre K. 5/11/2018
  • 5 star rating Warm and Knowledgeable Tour Guide -Recommended Marelvy REALLY knows her history and is willing to share. She has a warm personality and is patient and gentle.... read more

    grandcanyondave1 11/03/2016

    5 star rating The very best way to experience this city Marelvy and her daughter provided a tailored, fascinating, and highly varied look at Cartegena in just a little over a... read more

    lcat3 12/19/2014

    5 star rating Excellent tour; knowledgeable, friendly guide Katty showed us her beautiful city of Cartagena. She made the tour very pleasant in a more intimate experience,... read more

    HeyDude09 2/17/2017
  • 5 star rating Knowledgeable, Warm, A Wonderful Tour After a lot of research we chose to go with Marlevy and we were so glad we did. Marlevy has... read more

    OnTheGoCFO 1/06/2012

    5 star rating A Spectacular Tour with a Terrific Guide - Marelvy I first want to thank you for the wonderful tour . You have such great knowledge and a great... read more

    CalgaryDreamer 4/04/2015

    5 star rating A perfect tour guide if you want to know about the city. Marelvy has a good knowledge about the history and places of the city of Cartagena. It is worthy to hire... read more

    Francisco M. 7/15/2013
  • 5 star rating Great tour in Cartagena... What more can I say that hasn't already been said about the tour operator.....she deserves all the wonderful comments that... read more

    hallpau 2/01/2014

    5 star rating A Brief But Thoroughly Satisfactory Visit in Cartagena Thanks to a cruise mate who had arranged a tour with Marelvy Pena-Hall in advance through tripadvisor.com, my wife and... read more

    BertV401 6/26/2012

    5 star rating Old Town Cartagena Contacted Marelvy via email to inquire about private tours and received immediate response. Confirmed pricing and date/times, etc. Contacted again... read more

    A A. 12/13/2016
  • 5 star rating Excellent tour guide and so much more! I was in Cartagena last September, and booked a tour with MareIvy. What I got was a Cartagenan family... read more

    travelerparker 8/14/2012

    5 star rating Fantastic tour - would highly recommend! We booked this tour with a large group from Cruise Critic on the Island Princess. I coordinated the tour and... read more

    AlaskaRiverview 12/28/2015

    5 star rating Excellent guide We had booked a private tour which was just excellent. Marelvy know what she is talking about. We learned and... read more

    Martin D. 11/02/2015
  • 5 star rating The best tour on our trip We took a tour with two other guests, the price worked out cheaper than the ship’s tour which had about... read more

    BarryLizUk 5/30/2018

    5 star rating Wonderful tour experience We were traveling on the Coral Princess March 6-16 and chose this private tour over those offered by the cruise... read more

    mcriss50 3/16/2016

    5 star rating Great Tour with Marelvy..... Great walking tour......... my husband has Parkinsons but she was always looking for a place for him to rest. ... read more

    couponCobourg 12/11/2015
  • 5 star rating Wonderful Gide and Cartagena Touring Companion Last week my wife and I spent two thoroughly enjoyable and educational half days touring beautiful Cartagena with Marelvy. The... read more

    ChicagoGuide 12/15/2017

    5 star rating Book it, especially if on a cruise! Excellent information during the booking process. We were met punctually off the ship by MarelIvy, a delightful, informative lady who... read more

    gorsey 5/30/2017

    5 star rating Fantastic Private Tour We were met at the dock by a representative exactly as described by Marelvy. We were escorted outside the... read more

    Liesure_Man 3/29/2016
  • 5 star rating “Marelvy Pena conducts a n excellent tour tour Beginning with quick emails and clear communication.. I KNEW this would be a wonderful experience. We had 8 of us... read more

    joyjoy1 5/15/2015

    5 star rating Getting to see Cartegena with a true cultural ambassador! Marevly provided my wife and I, as part of a small tour group, a unique and rewarding perspective of Columbian... read more

    ragsy9 12/04/2012

    5 star rating Very knowledgable and terrific English We took a group to Cartagena and were lucky to have Marly guide us through the walled city. she... read more

    mp_dc_202 2/27/2016
  • 5 star rating Cartagena with Marelvy made a difference She was on time, very nice, has a large knowledgy of the history of Catagena de Indias. If you want... read more

    zildamd 11/20/2013

    5 star rating Colonial city Beautiful, colorful, friendly, safe. A great place to do shopping. From jewelry to crafts, clothing, and paints.

    Lissette V. 5/04/2016

    5 star rating Cartegena highlights Earlier this month I booked a tour of Cartegena through Marelvy Peña-Hall. Since she was already going to be... read more

    jani1103 2/26/2017
  • 5 star rating High Points of the City Tour.....Excellent!! We visited Cartegena on the Celebrity Equinox. We actually had an overnight stop. Our tour with Marelvy was fantastic!... read more

    Laura S. 4/17/2016

    5 star rating City Highlights tour Rather than take a less personal cruise sponsored tour, we joined 10 others for an excellent and informative city highlights... read more

    Larry555165 4/09/2012

    5 star rating Friendly, Knowledgeable and Pleasant Tour Guide We took a private tour with Marelvy on February 8 when our ship docked in Cartagena. Marelvy's daughter was... read more

    CruiseJewel 2/16/2015
  • 4 star rating Excellent day with Marelvy We really enjoyed our day with Marelvy. She is an excellent guide.

    The only issue we had was that we...
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    kazu100 6/06/2015

    5 star rating Day Excursion with MareIvy Pena Our day tour of Cartagena, Columbia with MareIvy Pena was wonderful. From the planning, MareIvy immediately responded to my emails... read more

    BettyBG2012 12/28/2012

    5 star rating Highlights of the City tour This was a fantastic tour! Marelvy loves Cartagena and has so much knowledge to share. Her enthusiasm was infectious and... read more

    Jill H. 2/29/2016
  • 5 star rating Tour of Cartagena de Indias with Marelvy Pena-Hall My family and I had a wonderful experience with Marelvy on a recent trip to Cartagena. We know the... read more

    CFunes 7/25/2012

    5 star rating Cartegena Tour off Cruise Ship In November, 2016 our tour ship was going to be in Cartagena for only 6 hours. We didn't like... read more

    mmccorma 12/02/2016

    5 star rating Excellent! Marelvy is a wonderful tour guide. So knowledgeable and friendly. We thoroughly enjoyed this tour. Would highly recommend it.

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    Trevor M. 1/17/2016
  • 5 star rating Believe it - she is fabulous! I can't say enough about MareIvy. She gives a great tour; her English is outstanding; her knowledge is broad;... read more

    Ann A. 1/30/2014

    5 star rating Excellent experience with Silvia Marelvy was unavailable for our desired date, so she kindly arranged for her colleague Silvia to give us a city... read more

    Shirley A. 9/13/2012

    5 star rating Best Guide in Cartagena. Dear Marelvy, There are barely words to tell you how much we enjoyed our time with you and seeing... read more

    lovestotravel6 3/26/2012
  • 5 star rating Super Escort My party of four took a tour of Cartagena in early January. Sorry it has taken so long to... read more

    dogesme 3/13/2015

    5 star rating Great off the beaten track tour We booked last minute but they were able to accommodate us which was nice. Our tour guide Esther was... read more

    Fedvatore 8/20/2014

    5 star rating Informative, personal and fun tour Marelvy is so personable that we felt very comfortable with our surroundings, and learnt a great deal about the society,... read more

    RossLayther 8/29/2015

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