REVIEWS BY OUR CLIENTS ON TRIPADVISOR

  • 5 star rating History Buff We took the "High points of the city" tour with Marelvy on our first full day in Cartagena. She picked... read more

    Kritzie 11/01/2016

    5 star rating A splendid day with Marelvy On 11/15/13, a group of 16, joined Marelvy for a guided tour of Cartagena. From her website we had... read more

    Roger M. 11/30/2013

    5 star rating Highpoints of Cartagena- Just what we needed My family and I had an awesome tour of Cartagena through the great service by MareIvy. We were on the... read more

    Charlene K. 5/11/2016
  • 5 star rating A wonderful day in Cartagena, with a fine guide. A letter to guide, Marelvy, after our trip:

    "Dear Marelvy,

    I want to thank you for the fine tour of Cartagena you...
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    PaulaNBCA 3/24/2012

    5 star rating Marelvy Pena-Hall What a wonderful guide. We took two tours with Marelvy. One was a walking tour of the old... read more

    648travelnut 2/26/2015

    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 An nformative and enlightening tour with a very knowledgable guide. While on vacation in Cartagena, my companion asked me to inquire about a tour given by local resident, Marelvy Peña-... read more

    VictorEdgar 2/22/2012

    5 star rating A wonderful guide in Cartagena We thoroughly enjoyed Marelvy's wonderful review of Cartagena. She is extremely knowledgeable of the city. We hadn't really done a... read more

    lauracyrus 2/18/2014

    5 star rating Best way to see Cartagena - a personal tour guide Thanks to the reviews on tripadvisor we booked a city walking tour with Marelvy. Right from the beginning she... read more

    Nflsj 8/14/2012
  • 5 star rating Good to learn the culture and history of the city We did a walking tour through the old city of Cartagena with Marelvy's associate and she was great! She showed... read more

    Naomi0215 9/09/2013

    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 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
  • 4 star rating private family tour of walled city plazas We took the walking tour of the plazas of the walled city with Marelvy. The tour lasted about 3h... read more

    HoustonHeightsAbroad 8/03/2016

    5 star rating Best tour of Cartagena On our first trip to Cartagena,we had the good fortune of hiring Marelvy Pena-Hall for our tour of the city.... read more

    mrothstein 8/03/2011

    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 A Wonderful Day There were 6 of us on the tour and we all felt it was A++. Marelvy made the day fun,educational... read more

    skipster1 1/26/2012

    5 star rating Brilliant We are staying in Cartagena for an extended period of time and wanted an overview of the city upon our... read more

    Dorothy H. 1/18/2012

    5 star rating Perfect Cartagena Guide My friend and I recently hired Marelvy to take us on a city tour of Cartagena. She was fantastic.... read more

    jdreece 11/18/2011
  • 5 star rating Absolutely the BEST! Without a doubt hands down amazing tour guide. My family and I went to Columbia on a cruise. I found... read more

    sloppy567 11/03/2016

    5 star rating Great guide, nice day Marelvy was unavailable on the day we arrived, but she was kind enough to set as up with Sylvia. Sylvia... read more

    TrustworthyTravelers 1/12/2014

    5 star rating Magnificent! From the start when booking to the end of the tour, everything is handled so professionally. We were a group... read more

    RyanDeWynter 2/08/2016
  • 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 Excellent guide - knowledgeable and fun We went on the Highpoints of the City tour with MareIvy today. She was very friendly and incredibly full... read more

    GlennTravelsAlot 2/24/2015

    5 star rating Wonderful tour! We visited Cartagena in early June, 2017 and had Marelvy as our tour guide. We asked her to combine two... read more

    Adriana S. 6/23/2017
  • 5 star rating Great and Highly Recommended Guide Marelvy was a fantastic guide. I was traveling solo thru Colombia and booked her for a tour to gain an... read more

    Fula97 7/21/2016

    5 star rating This is an OUTSTANDING Tour!! Can't say enough about Marelvy. Excellent communications before the tour and what a wonderful person. She is extremely... read more

    Mary Z. 11/25/2016

    5 star rating A wonderful tour of a beautiful city! Marelvy organized a beautiful tour of the city. Francesco, our tour guide was superb and knowledgeable of the history,... read more

    bflanagan2017 1/22/2017
  • 5 star rating Excellent tour, person and city We rarely, if ever, go on guided tours of the cities we visit but we read such great things about... read more

    JimmyBob1 8/11/2014

    5 star rating Tour from Cruise Ship Was Great We went on a Holland America Panama Canal cruise, and were interested in a smaller tour than the large bus... read more

    seeingtheworld08 6/22/2016

    5 star rating Highlight of Vacation This was the highlight of our vacation. Marelvy was booked and scheduled us with a partner of hers, Katty, for... read more

    Profguy 1/09/2015
  • 5 star rating A walking tour of Cartagena Marelvy is an elegant, sophisticated, knowledgeable and well spoked (English and Spanish) woman. She gave my husband and I,... read more

    Patricia L. 11/10/2013

    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 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 Great tour! On a Monday morning outside our apartment building, Marelvy greeted me and my two girlfriends with warm hugs, immediately setting... read more

    STLtraveler237 8/14/2012

    5 star rating We had an excellent tour with Katty ! On a cruise and landing in Cartagena we had booked a tour through Marelvy and because she was already busy... read more

    Anthony F. 1/17/2017

    5 star rating Thank you, Merci, Gracias Marelvy....! I went to Cartagena for celebrating my weeding with 19 Belgian friends and relatives. I contacted Marelvy after reading the... read more

    HernandoDR 8/23/2012
  • 5 star rating Marelvy was lovely company and gave us a great tour. Very well organised.

    We managed to see so much of Cartagena and around.

    Very knowledgeable and gave us a good...
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    Leigh M. 11/04/2017

    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 Amazing Marelvy in Cartagena! My friend and I were on a Panama Canal cruise. We only had a 5-hour stop in Cartagena, Columbia.... read more

    GraniteAmble 10/27/2017
  • 5 star rating High points of the city tour Wife and I went on the High Points of the City Tour guided by Marelvy. There were about 20 people... read more

    cwlSchodack 12/09/2014

    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 Cartagena tour with Marelvy My husband and I, along with three other couples, took Marelvy's tour of Cartagena in February. We sailed on the... read more

    pandjm2016 3/09/2016
  • 5 star rating Great way to see the city We did the Highpoints of the City tour and it was perfect. Marelvy not only showed us around the walled... read more

    Brian R. 8/09/2014

    5 star rating Tour of Cartagena with Marelvy We went on a tour from our cruise ship with about 30 folks in two buses. Marelvy did a... read more

    Mooneyson1 4/06/2014

    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 The best tour ever! I found Marelvy through other trip advisor reviews (thank you!!) and truly words are not enough to describe her personality,... read more

    VWJ71 5/18/2016

    5 star rating Excellent day with Marelvy Pena-Hall's tour in Cartagena Traveling the first time to Cartagena we were uncertain as to what to do. After researching different... read more

    fourtunas 4/23/2013

    5 star rating The Best of Cartegena I traveled to Cartegena, Colombia in Jan 2012 for my birhday. I happened to find Marelvy Tours online. I had... read more

    Cleothaschild 4/11/2012
  • 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 Great tour with MareIvy As others have said, MareIvy is a wonderful tour guide for Cartagena. We were in town on a cruise... read more

    EWB-in-MB 2/14/2014

    5 star rating Superior over the top, above and beyond I first contacted Marelvy via email. Knew right away I had made good choice. Knowledgeable, helpful and a sense of... read more

    Rule240 12/15/2012
  • 5 star rating We loved the "Highlights of the City" tour in Cartagena! Marelvy showed us a wonderful time in Cartagena, giving us a taste of the city that she loves and making... read more

    mcfreedman2010 5/04/2017

    4 star rating The best tour in Cartagena On November 7th, my wife, 2 friends and I took the city tour with Sylvia. She was very nice and... read more

    Marco_Rider 11/23/2014

    5 star rating Exceptional tour!!! There were 4 of us off the Azamara Journey. We were fortunate enough to have Marelvy as our guide.... read more

    travellover60 2/19/2016
  • 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 Look no further for a tour in Cartegena!!!! Marelvy Pena-Hall hosted a city tour of Cartegena in October 2012. My husband and I were on a Celebrity... read more

    LindaR2010 12/04/2012

    5 star rating Excellent Tour MareIvy and her daughter did a wonderful job showing us the best sites in Caratagena. Their genuine love and pride... read more

    PB40PB 5/13/2014
  • 5 star rating A wonderful experience As we arrived on a cruise ship, the initial tour with Marelvy filled up. It didn't take long for... read more

    ikelmay 3/11/2018

    5 star rating She's the best - don't bother with the others! We were privileged to have a tour with Marelvy. We were on a cruise ship and opted to be... read more

    NyBesa 6/18/2012

    5 star rating A Wonderful Tour guide We had such a wonderful and explanatory tour. We traveled, saw and learned so much. We went to... read more

    Joel T. 9/28/2015
  • 5 star rating A personalized tour par excellence We visited Cartagena while on a cruise so had only a short time. Because I was so interested in... read more

    MsSeeker 3/24/2012

    5 star rating Great tour! Marelvy was a great tour guide. She's very knowledgeable about the area and its history. And friendly too!

    Alex K. 9/03/2012

    5 star rating Marelvy gives WONDERFUL city tour of Cartagena My girlfriend and I traveled to Cartagena last week and decided to choose Marelvy's city tour on our first day... read more

    DanSnuffer 6/30/2016
  • 5 star rating Best money spent in Cartagena Marelvy took us to a magical trip in the walled city. We walked around 4 hours and we learned so... read more

    Sebastián M. 1/12/2016

    5 star rating Excellent walking tour My friend And I visited Cartagena in August and the first thing we did was take a walking tour with... read more

    nalleli1027 12/23/2015

    5 star rating Absolutely charming We took a tour with Marelvy and my husband were very surprised at how the image we had of Columbia... read more

    SomaxOttawa 2/20/2013
  • 4 star rating Very Interesting; Efficient, and Safe We booked our tour in advance of our Celebrity Equinox cruise. Marelvy met us at the cruise port where... read more

    Moelmsch55 12/23/2015

    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 Absolutely the best tour in Cartagena I found Marelvy through Tripadvisor, and, if you've found a bad review, IGNORE IT!!! She is everything the five star... read more

    Hounddog67 2/07/2019
  • 5 star rating At Home with MareIvy and Ester..............They are GREAT!!! I did two half day tours, one of Cartagena and the other of Palenque. I witness two women, MareIvy and... read more

    Lynn C. 8/06/2016

    5 star rating Outstanding tour of Cartagena As others, we booked this tour from previous reviews. We contacted Marelvy on the internet. She responded quickly from each... read more

    Leon S. 11/22/2017

    5 star rating My kind of tour I was traveling to Cartagena on vacation and found Marelvy on TripAdvisor when looking into tour options. After doing... read more

    Dave1111 8/17/2015
  • 5 star rating Fabulous Tour Guide We were in Cartagena for the day on a cruise ship and pre booked Marelvy for a 4.5 hour tour.... read more

    Fletch101 11/22/2015

    5 star rating A great introduction to the city We had booked this tour (very efficiently) by email well ahead of our visit and were really pleased that we... read more

    AlanofLondon 4/11/2018

    5 star rating Had a great time I usually do not use guides but decided to take the plunge given that I had two short days in... read more

    jesley 9/01/2011

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