REVIEWS BY OUR CLIENTS ON TRIPADVISOR

  • 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

    5 star rating Charming, Knowledgable and Fun Besides We spent three days with Marelvy in Cartagena and found her delightful. She is adaptable and intuitive always making... read more

    Betty-Ann H. 1/23/2012

    5 star rating Fantastic Walking Tour of the Old City of Cartagena I highly recommend Marelvy's walking tour of old Cartagena! My husband, adult son and I have just returned from a... read more

    TinaOshawa 1/08/2012
  • 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 Trip with parents We contacted Marelvy, who emailed us promptly with tour information they were there to pick us up and she is... read more

    peggiCalgary 4/06/2017

    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
  • 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 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 Best Tour of Our Cruise She was terrifically flexible, cheerful and knowledgeable. You could not ask for more! Book her if you want... read more

    pegoirwin 1/12/2012
  • 5 star rating Perfect Marelvy was everything we wanted and more. Arrives on time - charges very reasonable price. She is a fluent in... read more

    elsiek 11/06/2011

    5 star rating Absolutely Fabulous Time Visited Cartagena for an overnight stop during our Celebrity cruise in March. Contacted Marelvy months prior and through a... read more

    Mustangman 4/05/2018

    5 star rating One of the best tours you’ll ever take! I went on Marelvys tour a year ago and had a wonderful experience. I suggested this tour to my brother... read more

    Connector486703 12/09/2018
  • 5 star rating Walking with a friend We were met off our HAL cruise as arranged, and taken to meet Marelvy aboard the small air conditioned coach.... read more

    magaming 11/12/2014

    5 star rating Best tour guide in Cartagena! I was lucky enough to get a personal tour with Marelvy and it was fantastic. I didn't know Cartagena well... read more

    EileenDSmith 9/03/2011

    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 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 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 Excellent Tour in Cartagena We chose “Tour in Cartagena with Marelvy” based on a recommendation on Cruise Critic and after reading reviews on Trip... read more

    Bluenosers 10/19/2012
  • 5 star rating Beautiful Cartagena with Marelvy Found Marelvy's name on Tripadvisor and nervously booked the city tour (well this was to see a city in... read more

    Catherine S. 11/05/2014

    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 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
  • 4 star rating Very good personal tour We booked the tour with several others from our cruise critic roll call. Having a van for our 14... read more

    Joyce H. 3/23/2016

    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 A Wonderful Set of Tours; A+ Marelvy was so helpful in working with us leading up to our vacation to finalize our itinerary. And then during... read more

    Scott M. 1/01/2016
  • 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 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 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 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 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 Fantastic Tour with Marelvy This tour was everything we expected and MORE. Marelvy is not only a lovely person, but she is extremely... read more

    gbdesign99 1/30/2017
  • 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 "Awesome guide and city... Just returned from Panama Cruise January 2015 with last stop in Cartagena. We had arranged a old city tour with... read more

    Keith L. 2/02/2015

    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 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 The best in Cartagena Thanks Mareivy, we had a great time in Cartagena. She is knowledge and she told us a lot about Cartagena,... read more

    alaskabear2017 5/07/2017

    5 star rating Great program in Cartagena with Marelvy Our group of 34 people had a wonderful program in Cartagena. We were on the Celebrity Equinox and we... read more

    horo1116 3/20/2013
  • 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 An Outstanding Tour of Cartagena Wow, what a fabulous 4.5 hour tour we had of Cartagena. Got to go up to the Convento de la... read more

    2_to_Explore 10/25/2017

    5 star rating Outstanding tour in Cartagena There is a reason Marelvy Pena-Hall is the top rated tour guide in Cartagena: she is outstanding. I... read more

    woldridge 4/06/2014
  • 5 star rating Outstanding tour of Cartagena with Marelvy Pena-Hall A wonderful experience...great tour, outstanding tour guide. Based on glowing reviews from TripAdvisor, I contacted Marelvy by email and... read more

    Mark B. 5/05/2018

    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 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 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 MareIvy tour in Cartegena On a Panama Canal cruise, our stop in Cartegena provided many tour options. We rely heavily on cruise board... read more

    Kath54 4/22/2013

    5 star rating Faboulous tour of Cartagena Marelvy Pena-Hall is a national treasure! She is extremely knowlegable, welcoming, interesting, and fun! I took a van-tour... read more

    Buffie B. 2/13/2013
  • 5 star rating Cartagena "A-la-Carte!" Best Way to Go Two years ago, we greatly enjoyed a small group tour with TripAdvisor-recommended Marelvy Pena. This time we were driven around... read more

    seaviewer39 4/04/2015

    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 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 Amazing! Marelvy was wonderful! We took two tours with her. One on Friday night in the Walled City and the other... read more

    cruiserone 4/16/2017

    5 star rating Cartagena Shore Excursion Hi Marelvy,

    It was a pleasure meeting you, Marcela and the driver. Thank you very much Marelvy for arranging the...
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    Angela L. 10/20/2012

    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 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 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 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
  • 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 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

    5 star rating Wonderful My second visit to Cartagena while on a cruise ship and Marelvy's tour was by far superior to the first... read more

    conniecane10 6/03/2015
  • 5 star rating Very Good Tour We took a tour in Cartagena at the end of June 2012. Marelvy was a wonderful guide. She was... read more

    JPG9393 7/09/2012

    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 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 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 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 Marelvy Pena-hall is wonderful Did this tour from our cruise ship we were only in the Port for 5 hours by doing this tour... read more

    fleeto 6/02/2017
  • 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 Great tour by MareIvy We were recently visited Cartagena with the Coral Princess.

    I made arrangements online with MareIvy for a general overview tour of...
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    PatriciaF 4/02/2013

    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 Small Group Experience As the owner of a boutique tour company, we travel all over the world and experience dozens of guides on... read more

    M_Stewart68 4/02/2015

    5 star rating No Better Way To Experience Cartagena in a Short Time 02 DEC 16. Ship arrived at 7a.m. Departed at 2 p.m. It is difficult to believe we saw so much... read more

    MnineM 12/10/2016

    5 star rating Highpoints of the City Tour We booked the Highpoints of the City Tour in Cartagena with Marelvy through Tour in Cartagena. We were met... read more

    jemaderi 5/06/2016
  • 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 The best of the best Marelvy is a professional indeed. Intelligent, vey well educated, she showed us many interesting places and gave us precious information... read more

    Vadim S. 1/02/2017

    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 Awesome tour Arrived by cruise ship, island princess. 12 were in our group. Lovely air conditioned van. Great driver. Marelvy was just... read more

    marie b. 3/20/2018

    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 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

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