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  • 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 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 For the best tour of Cartagena, go with Marelvy Pena-Hall We were on the Coral Princess cruise through the Panama canal with an all day stop in Cartagena. We... read more

    EWDG 1/15/2012
  • 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 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 Not Just a Wonderful Tour of Cartegena We loved our tour of Cartegena with Marelvy, not only because of what we learned about the Old City, but... read more

    ChocAHolic10 2/08/2019
  • 5 star rating Highly Recommeded We were part of a group of ten arranged through a Cruise Critic dot com roll call.

    We spent a great...
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    irablock 5/25/2016

    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 Marelvy: A MUST DO in Cartagena Spending the day with Marelvy was one of the smartest things we did in Cartagena. She is incredibly intelligent,... read more

    ean36 12/24/2011
  • 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 Excellent tour of a great city! My wife and I contacted Marelvy via Internet and she was an excellent choice. She is a native of... read more

    Cruzannibal 9/26/2012

    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 One of the highlights of our trip to Cartagena Marelvy is an absolute must for a trip to Cartagena. I discovered her on Tripadvisor and am here to tell... read more

    wonderlilly 11/29/2011

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

    The...
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    Trevor M. 1/17/2016
  • 5 star rating Great High Points of the City Tour of Cartagena with Marelvy Hall We booked with Marelvy Hall for our cruise stop many months before our cruise date. Marelvy was very prompt... read more

    Bill R. 4/18/2016

    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 MarLevy Cruised onboard the Coral Princess in Jan & set up a private tour w/Marlevy. She was fantastic! Not... read more

    donnap2136 3/24/2014
  • 5 star rating One of the best tours I've ever experienced ! We stopped here with the NCL "Pearl" .we had booked much earlier when one on the Cruise crtic thread re... read more

    Zeets42 9/21/2016

    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 A high point of our Panama Canal cruise We contacted MareIvy by email several months before our cruise and knew by her responsiveness we were in good hands.... read more

    DoDeCo 11/15/2013
  • 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

    4 star rating Marelvy is a great ambassador for Cartagena, Colombia We took a tour with Marelvy in January, during a one day stop at the cruise port. She was... read more

    bcjo 2/17/2013

    5 star rating Loved Marelvy! I found Marelvy while searching for a tour for our party of four during a cruise stop in Cartagena. She... read more

    Debbalonie 11/25/2017
  • 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 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 Marelvy is a Tour Guide in Love with Cartegena My wife and I were also on the customized tour that MIGomes arranged for a Cruise Critic group on the... read more

    Ted H. 3/29/2017
  • 5 star rating Great Port Day in Cartagena We were a small, self-formed group from a cruise ship in town for one day, and we were delighted with... read more

    DenMark2907 12/04/2016

    5 star rating Excellent in Every Respect! My friend met me and my girlfriend in Cartagena for a few days and this was certainly a highlight. ... read more

    James M. 10/06/2015

    5 star rating An Evening in Cartagena In Cartagena, Columbia, SA, I arranged for a private tour for our group of 27 people with Marelvy Pena-Hall. We... read more

    Roy W. 3/08/2016
  • 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 Cartagena Columbia This was a new destination for us and of course we were very excited to dimiss some of the myths... read more

    mslebeau 7/08/2016

    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 Tour in Cartagena with Marelvy We were a group of 20 traveling on the Coral Princess which stopped in Cartagena. I had booked Marelvy... read more

    Colodeb 3/11/2017

    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 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 Very informative walking tour of Cartagena Our guide was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the history of the city and buildings. He also pointed out lots... read more

    utpatur 1/08/2016

    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 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 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 Touring Cartagena with Marelvy Pena-Hall (a cruise stop) The tour was EXCELLENT. We contacted Ms Pena-Hall based on tripadvisor comments. She answered all questions via e-mail and even... read more

    sudswi 10/31/2012

    5 star rating She knows it all Takes you to all the important sites and many insider locations as well

    So smart. So warm and friendly.

    Wish she...
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    Alan S. 3/16/2016
  • 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 Fantastic tour of Cartegena We were a group of 6 travelling on the Island Princess with 1 day to see the sights of Cartegena.... read more

    munsel 2/28/2017

    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
  • 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 Outstanding tour guide Marelvy lived up to her reputation. We were met at the pier as promised. Our group was small and the... read more

    golfandbeach 4/09/2016

    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 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 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 A Great Day in Cartagena with Ester as our Guide My wife and I were in Cartagena for Christmas Eve, 2014, on the Island Princess. We arranged the city... read more

    jocatman 3/15/2015
  • 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 Great Job, Show us a great amount of the city, had us back to the ship on time! We had a wonderful time our our shore excursion we booked with Marelvy Pena-Hall. She had an young man... read more

    cruisingphotographer 9/07/2014

    5 star rating Cartagena, Arepas, Botero, Beauty, Seaside Wonder, Colombian Coffee. What more can anyone ask for? What a wonderful tour and tour guide. Marelvy, who came highly recommeded was already busy with another group but... read more

    Frances1016 3/23/2012
  • 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 Great walking tours You can see so much more of the area by walking rather than by bus. Go inside the buildings,... read more

    Showustheway 3/21/2019

    5 star rating Great tourof Cartagena I cannot say enogh positive things about our tour with Marelvy of Caragena. We had a group of 6... read more

    kim r. 6/05/2013
  • 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 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 Fantastic experience Four of us toured with Marelvy and were amazed by the breath and depth of her knowledge. Her friendly manner... read more

    gotraveler369 3/07/2016
  • 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 Outstanding tour guide at a very reasonable price Marelvy is so knowledgeable about Cartagena. My husband and I booked a tour of Cartagena with her instead of... read more

    Deborah G. 10/17/2015

    5 star rating Cartagena tour with Marelvy Pina-Hall We were a cruise critic self formed group of 14 and I had contacted Marelvy by email weeks before the... read more

    Atownsener432 1/12/2017
  • 5 star rating excellent tour of the city highlights on a short visit A group booked a tour with Marelvy for several hours in an afternoon. She is very easy to contact... read more

    Barb R. 11/07/2016

    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 Fantastic day in Cartagena I honestly cannot speak highly enough of our tour with Marelvy. We were a little apprehensive about our shore... read more

    waringstown8 11/21/2013
  • 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 Day out in Cartagena My partner and I had booked for a Panama Canal cruise with Holland America and had looked at tripadvisor for... read more

    thinkbigBalckpool 10/27/2014

    5 star rating Marelvy Made It Magical We greeted her as many did with a warm hug at the end of our cruise dock. We had a... read more

    Laurie H. 12/28/2013
  • 5 star rating Fantastic private tour guide Marelvy does a great job and even if you read her wonderful reviews on TripAdvisor ahead of your trip, your... read more

    fcamachoangulo 3/13/2013

    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 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 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 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 Great Tour with Marelvy We booked this tour when we were going on a Panama Canal cruise in November 2014. Marelvy responded quickly... read more

    TBenn_12 2/03/2015

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