REVIEWS BY OUR CLIENTS ON TRIPADVISOR

  • 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

    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

    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 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 Great Excursion in Cartagena We chose Marelvy for our guide in Cartagena and it was great !

    She and her driver took us to see...
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    JR M. 7/16/2015

    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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Outstanding guide for Cartagena! Thankfully a friend recommended Marelvy to me. My friends and I enjoyed our 4 hours with her as she... read more

    MemphisDurand 7/18/2016

    5 star rating Best time possible in Cartegna We contacted Marelvy via email only days before our ship arrived in Cartegna. But everything went well- saw the... read more

    dianavan 2/11/2016

    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 You Won't Find a More Knowledgeable Tour Guide Wife and I booked a private tour during our Disney Cruise Line Panama Canal cruise with Marelvy Pena-Hall based on... read more

    Jlspence 12/28/2012

    5 star rating A Gem Of An Excursion My husband and I just returned home from a Panama Canal cruise. Many months before the trip I contacted... read more

    mamasock 2/06/2014

    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 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 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 Historical Highlight Marelvy was a highlight of our trip. There were four of us and one of our group wasn't feeling too... read more

    JoEllen S. 7/17/2016
  • 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 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

    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 Day tour of Cartagena ( After finding that we were unable to secure the services of Marelvy when booking a Cartagena tour for six people... read more

    Marian H. 4/10/2014

    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

    5 star rating Wonderful tour experience We were traveling on the Coral Princess March 6-16 and chose this private tour over those offered by the cruise... read more

    mcriss50 3/16/2016
  • 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 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 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 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 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

    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 Great Memories of Cartagena! The Highlights of the City Tour is the best way to see Cartagena! Our tour guide was Ester and... read more

    Rebuilder 4/10/2015

    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 Great tour! We were a small group from a cruise ship, only in Cartagena for the afternoon. We were well-managed from... read more

    mejehn 1/23/2016
  • 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 Wonderful guide and Intro to Cartagena I booked this tour cold with the help of fellow Tripadvisor travelers. Thank you. Marelvy was booked so... read more

    Unionfourall 5/22/2016

    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 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 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 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
  • 4 star rating Delightful tour On our HAL cruise, Nov. 17-28th, we decided to do a tour with Marelvy. Directions on e-mail on where... read more

    Gena C. 12/02/2014

    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 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 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 Great overview of Cartegna Four of us were picked up at the cruise port by staff and escorted to the small, air conditioned van.... read more

    annabeth89 1/08/2016

    5 star rating An excellent tour of Cartagena with Marelvy! Deciding to settle in Cartagena for a few days we realised we know nothing about it, so decided to have... read more

    Coasters 5/17/2015
  • 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 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

    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 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 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 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 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 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 Cartagena tapas tour Lucky us! We got a great tour. ..only 2 of us and Jordi's sister, Ana , and Jordi who... read more

    Christine D. 12/02/2017
  • 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 Wonderful day! My wife and I, along with 3 other couples, set up a 4 1/2 hour tour of Cartagena with Marelvy... read more

    EBnNJ 1/19/2015

    5 star rating One of our favorite cities and guides in all our travels! My husband and I sailed on the Celebrity Equinox in March. When we first booked the cruise I wasn't... read more

    AggieTexan 7/30/2016
  • 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 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 See Cartagena with Marelvy Love our tour with Marelvy ! We cruised into Cartagena for just a few hours. Marelvyreally make sure... read more

    brmuhlhauser 4/24/2017
  • 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 A great day with a knowledable friendly guide Thanks Marelvy for a great day (1st APRIL) in Cartagena old city, which we loved and your knowledge brought the... read more

    findmeaholiday 4/10/2012

    5 star rating Marelvy "A perfect Cartegena tour guide" Marelvy met our group of 10 at the cruise dock early and with a great air conditioned van.

    We enjoyed a...
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    cruiser110 10/17/2013
  • 5 star rating excellent private tour opened our eyes The tour was excellent. We came to understand how the Od City functioned in its heyday, how it entered... read more

    Duncan S. 1/07/2018

    5 star rating Lovely informative tour - excellent guide We had a lovely morning with Marelvy. There was group of us from the cruise ship - we all had... read more

    mvass 4/27/2015

    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 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

    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 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 Wonderful and imformative tour! My husband and I took MareIvy's tour while in port on a 15 day cruise. She is very knowlegdable... read more

    mwilson920 10/28/2012

    5 star rating A tour with our new found friend Marelvy We arrived on a Princess Cruise Nov. 15. Since we were the only ship in port that day, we... read more

    daysters2012 12/09/2012

    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

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