• 5 star rating Day tour of Cartagena with Marelvy Pena-Hall We visited Cartagena by cruise ship and joined 6 others for a tour of the city. Marelvy picked us up... read more

    ReflectingHyperplane 5/22/2015

    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 Great Guide Marelvy was a wonderful guide for our cruise group in Cartagena. We were met at the pier just as promised.... read more

    Carla222 3/31/2018
  • 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

    4 star rating Walking thru the districts in the wall city of Cartegena The walking tour is a great way to learn your way around the old city of Cartegena. Marelvy Pena-Hall... read more

    Edward H. 12/10/2015

    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 A "Must Do" Tour There is more to see in Cartagena than can be achieved over several days, let alone a few hours. ... read more

    David C. 9/30/2015

    5 star rating Super tour We had a fantastic tour of Cartagena with Marelvy Pena at the end of May. We knew right away... read more

    2santafetravelers 6/25/2013

    5 star rating Wonderful, Personal Tour with Marelvy Marelvy is an absolutely lovely guide to the city of Cartagena. She is warm, personable, and very kind. She has... read more

    717lucyg17 9/11/2018
  • 5 star rating Wondeful tour of Cartegena Marelvy came highly recommended and she did not disappoint. She gave us an excellent tour of Cartegena. She has... read more

    FloHughes 12/21/2011

    5 star rating The Only Way to Experience Cartagena, Colombia We've been to Cartagena before but always have taken the ship's tour, no matter the cruise line. This time,... read more

    pschenck 11/13/2012

    5 star rating Touring with MareIvy Pena-Hall We (4 adults) recently toured Cartagena with MareIvy. Sheila (daughter) met us just off the dock and took us out... read more

    dogmom2013 5/04/2014
  • 5 star rating Enlightening experience of old Cartegena Marelvy,

    What a wonderful experience of exploring Cartegena with you! Herb and I thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to see the sights...
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    Mary S. 2/15/2012

    5 star rating Private day tour around Cartagena - Group of 6 We had a great time in Cartagena on our tour with Marelvy

    She is really a great guide that puts everything...
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    Jackiemm5 4/19/2017

    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 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 Cartagena Must Do List!!! We utilized the fabulous reviews provided by TripAdvisor customers to select Touring Cartagena with Marelvy. The reviews were 100%... read more

    sherryjanssen 2/26/2015

    5 star rating Excellent tour in Cartagena We were so fortunate to have Marelvy as our tour guide in Cartagena, she really made the day special. ... read more

    Pam V. 6/05/2013
  • 5 star rating Great day out in Cartagena We were on a cruise ship and had a short day in Cartagena. Marelvy met us and accommodated our... read more

    lovescruising 9/24/2015

    4 star rating Cartagena City Highlights Marelvy was not able to accompany us but set us up with an associate or friend, Katty Sarmiento.

    The tour was...
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    Spanishtico 1/04/2017

    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 Ben Torres - Numero Uno Tour Guide for Cartagena Not a criticism as we were able to find her, but it would be more helpful if the tour company... read more

    susanw772016 1/04/2017

    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 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 Amazing Day with Marelvy Last October, we spent the most grand day touring Cartagena with this articulate & charming woman. Not only does... read more

    WLSS 7/10/2014

    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 If you want to know Cartagena, this is the person to tell you about it Marelvy gave two of us a personal tour last January. The delay in the review is unrelated to the... read more

    mepw 11/13/2012
  • 5 star rating Tour with the best Cartegena Guide MareIvy is the best in Cartegena! She loves her job and Cartegena, and it shows in her tours. ... read more

    hrosencpa 11/09/2013

    5 star rating Cartagena highlights with Marelvy What more can I add to the positive reviews for Marelvy Pena-Hall than what is already said about her? I... read more

    FW_CVO 2/03/2014

    5 star rating Perfect day in Cartagena I had contacted Marelvy many months before our visit to Cartagena to set up a tour for our group. ... read more

    ckrcjr88 3/24/2015
  • 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 Highly Recommended! Because I read other people's Trip Advisor reviews of her tour, I booked it for my family. My parents... read more

    Bulldog1112 1/30/2013

    5 star rating Cartagena Tour with Marelvy Pena-Hall We thoroughly enjoyed a one day tour of Cartagena with Marelvy. Her English is excellent, her knowledge of the... read more

    Jeanne2013 3/06/2013
  • 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 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

    5 star rating Historic colonial city tour and Gabriel García Márquez We had two exciting tours conducted by Marelvy Peña-Hall. She was knowledgeable, personable and engaging. We visited highlights of... read more

    ciudidano 6/08/2016
  • 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 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 Great guide that shows you the true culture of the city! We did a walking tour through the old city of Cartagena with Marelvy and she was wonderful. We thoroughly enjoyed... read more

    Leslie D. 7/21/2013
  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Two Thumbs Up!! Only way to tour Cartagena!

    We were in Cartagena for 6 days and couldn't book our tour with Marelvy...
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    Michelle23456 5/04/2013

    5 star rating Frendly, personal, and professional! Marelvy provided us a wonderful personal tour "Hidden treasures of Cartegana". Her driver Horsta (sorry - probably wrong spelling) drove... read more

    Richard S. 5/25/2018
  • 5 star rating Marelvy is the best! I can't say enough good things! Marelvy is truely the best!

    We clicked right away, started chatting like old...
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    lsquarenyc 10/06/2011

    5 star rating Amazing tour - out of 104 days away - this was one of two of the best. Marelvy picked us up at the port from the Sea Princess. In a small mini van for... read more

    tudman 8/31/2017

    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 Three hours of delight! The time we spent touring Cartagena's walled city with Marelvy was absolutely wonderful. Not only did she satiate my craving... read more

    serenamatter 2/06/2019

    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 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 Short Tour From the moment that we met Marelvy inside the lobby of our hotel, she made us feel special and taken... read more

    JungleJane907 10/08/2015

    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 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 Cartagena tour with Marelvy Pena- Hall While on a Southern Caribbean Cruise with my husband & long time friend. We toured the beautiful city of... read more

    Lori R. 4/18/2014

    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 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, my wife and... read more

    BertV401 6/26/2012
  • 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 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 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 Fabulous.... We booked Marelvy using her website and e-mail address before we arrived at the Occidential Grand in February. We... read more

    CIBM6423 3/02/2012

    5 star rating Highlights of Cartagena with Marevly tour Contacted Marevly for a tour, but she was booked, so she set us up with an associate, Fernando. Fernando's english... read more

    Alan C. 4/01/2015

    5 star rating Viva Cartagena and MareIvy We were in Cartagena on a cruise and had a short day. Decided to use MareIvy's company and so... read more

    jan m. 2/07/2017
  • 5 star rating City tour in Cartagena The tour guide, Katty, was very personable and knowledgeable. She was able to answer easily the many questions we... read more

    Joe M. 3/06/2014

    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 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 Cartegena close up! Marelvy met our group of thirteen at the dock in an air conditioned van. Along with her assistant, Catty... read more

    ngc825 9/20/2013

    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 Wonderful guide in Cartagena I visited Cartagena in August with my husband and my two daughters,10 and 19 years old . We... read more

    Stephanie O. 9/07/2012
  • 5 star rating Highly Recommended Guide We used Trip Advisor to find this wonderful guide. She promptly met us at the cruise dock with a... read more

    ArrowPilot 5/11/2012

    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

    4 star rating Highlights of the City tour We were on the Celebrity Reflection in Cartagena on November 11th and 12th Because of the fact that... read more

    LeeTes 12/03/2017

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