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  • Scott M. Avatar

    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
    Marco_Rider Avatar

    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
    MissouriVacation Avatar

    5 star rating Tour in Cartagena with Marelvy Pena-Hall--A DO NOT MISS Tour THANK YOU SO MUCH for the absolutely fabulous tour of Cartagena and your wonderful commentary throughout our tour. All... read more

    MissouriVacation 4/15/2019
  • dogmom2013 Avatar

    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
    susanw772016 Avatar

    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
    damiller3375 Avatar

    5 star rating What a fantastic host Our trip with Marelvy (Pronounced.... Mar-el-v) was fantastic. We traveled with my Mobility challenged folks (one stayed on the... read more

    damiller3375 5/14/2016
  • pschenck Avatar

    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
    merrick60763 Avatar

    5 star rating Awesome Tour! We found Marelvy on the internet and contacted her (a bit last minute) for a tour of the city. ... read more

    merrick60763 11/10/2011
    Ron J. Avatar

    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
  • STLtraveler237 Avatar

    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
    ReflectingHyperplane Avatar

    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
    Barb R. Avatar

    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
  • muse_clio Avatar

    5 star rating Safe, Informative, No Rushing, Yet We Saw So Much of Cartagena with MareIvy As a frequent TripAdvisor user, I was a bit skeptical that this tour guide had 80+ reviews and they were... read more

    muse_clio 12/08/2012
    DenMark2907 Avatar

    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
    Dave1111 Avatar

    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
  • bellekitty333 Avatar

    5 star rating Excellent Service After reading reviews on Trip Advisor, I contacted Marelvy by email to arrange for a private tour in Columbia on... read more

    bellekitty333 8/16/2012
    David S. Avatar

    5 star rating A Great Tour Guide! We had booked our tour with Marelvy based on the strength of so many positive Tripadvisor reviews...and we were not... read more

    David S. 1/01/2014
    Nflsj Avatar

    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
  • ciudidano Avatar

    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
    PuraVidaXYZ Avatar

    5 star rating An excellent cruise excursion. Marelvy was a wonderful tour guide. She was polite, knowledgeable, and spoke good English. The itinerary provided excellent coverage of... read more

    PuraVidaXYZ 2/27/2012
    serenamatter Avatar

    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
  • pegoirwin Avatar

    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
    QC-CDNtraveller Avatar

    5 star rating Private city tour with Marelvy Pena My wife and I booked, via internet, Marelvy for a 4 hour visit of Catagena; we were with 4 other... read more

    QC-CDNtraveller 11/01/2013
    HernandoDR Avatar

    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
  • Olga1949 Avatar

    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
    travellover60 Avatar

    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
    Laura S. Avatar

    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
  • sherryjanssen Avatar

    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
    jenn_boo Avatar

    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
    nalleli1027 Avatar

    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
  • RyanDeWynter Avatar

    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
    ChicagoGuide Avatar

    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
    lovescruising Avatar

    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
  • catherine m. Avatar

    5 star rating A fantastic journey What a wonderful experience during our walking tour of the city of Cartagena. It was most informative, with cultural... read more

    catherine m. 2/02/2012
    magaming Avatar

    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
    El_Snocat Avatar

    5 star rating Higlight of our Cruise We traveled to Cartagena on a cruise and I had contacted Marelvy about a tour. We were a self formed... read more

    El_Snocat 1/04/2017
  • tudman Avatar

    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
    BertV401 Avatar

    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
    jdreece Avatar

    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
  • Bobarb255060 Avatar

    5 star rating How to see the best of Cartagena when only 5 hours available We chose Marelvy because of the many excellent reviews on TA and all 9 in our group were delighted with... read more

    Bobarb255060 6/03/2012
    lionelr29 Avatar

    5 star rating A tour of Cartagena with Marelvy Peña-Hall We booked Marelvy solely on the basis of the many positive reviews on TripAdvisor. The reviews were absolute right. She... read more

    lionelr29 11/01/2017
    AlfredoOczx Avatar

    5 star rating Nice private tour experience We had a group of 12 from the Island Princess on March 18. MUCH nicer than the gigantic cruise buses.... read more

    AlfredoOczx 3/26/2016
  • Roger M. Avatar

    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
    Roy W. Avatar

    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
    2santafetravelers Avatar

    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
  • Shirley A. Avatar

    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
    LATESHIFTBLUES7 Avatar

    5 star rating THE BEST YOU COULD ASK FOR Hi Marelvy, I just wanted to say thank you for such a great tour on November 17th, 2012 with... read more

    LATESHIFTBLUES7 12/01/2012
    DocJim3 Avatar

    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
  • TAsaro Avatar

    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
    JPG9393 Avatar

    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
    GlennTravelsAlot Avatar

    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
  • sheila d. Avatar

    5 star rating Marelvy is fantastic and interesting Marely is very intelligent ,full of info and makes the tour very interesting. She also gave us the names of3... read more

    sheila d. 6/01/2013
    CIBM6423 Avatar

    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
    Lesley460 Avatar

    5 star rating Enjoyable trip to Cartagena We had a very interesting tour of the city. Everything went very smoothly from the pick up at the... read more

    Lesley460 3/26/2015
  • travelerparker Avatar

    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
    SomaxOttawa Avatar

    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
    MVPinBoynton Avatar

    5 star rating Outstanding tour in Cartegena We had been to Cartagena in 2002 on a ship excursion. A group of 10 of us went on... read more

    MVPinBoynton 1/06/2015
  • allyson360 Avatar

    5 star rating Great tour and fantastic knowledge of Old Cartagena Four of us took a walking tour of Old Cartagena today. Marelevy is a great tour guide and extremely... read more

    allyson360 7/26/2015
    Mary Z. Avatar

    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
    KM_1231 Avatar

    5 star rating Fantastic Tour with Marelvy!! My family of 4 adults and 2 children arrived on the Coral Princess in March 2013. Marelvy greeted us... read more

    KM_1231 5/24/2013
  • elsiek Avatar

    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
    M_Stewart68 Avatar

    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
    NoApprovalBlog Avatar

    4 star rating Great day with Catty our guide. We booked this tour in advance for our family of 4 to get a good feel for the city of... read more

    NoApprovalBlog 7/05/2015
  • Moelmsch55 Avatar

    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
    Hounddog67 Avatar

    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
    gotraveler369 Avatar

    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
  • HeyDude09 Avatar

    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
    Iok P. Avatar

    5 star rating EXCELLENT TOUR GUIDE Marelvy Peña is an excellent tour guide and a well-cultivated person with much knowledge in the fields she´s developed: as... read more

    Iok P. 10/18/2015
    Debbalonie Avatar

    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
  • MTC2511 Avatar

    5 star rating Tour with Marelvy! We booked a private tour for three couples (one member of our party is a Colombian native). Booking was... read more

    MTC2511 3/25/2018
    mmccorma Avatar

    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
    jocatman Avatar

    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
  • zildamd Avatar

    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
    kpitt Avatar

    5 star rating Best guided tour We are seasoned travelers and have used guides on most of our trips. We found Marelvy on tripadvisor and were... read more

    kpitt 7/31/2013
    Laurie H. Avatar

    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