REVIEWS BY OUR CLIENTS ON TRIPADVISOR

  • 5 star rating Does Marelvy NEED another 5 star review??....HA!!!!! Just a bit about me....I am NOT a travel agent, rather an avid "traveler" who, for the past 20... read more

    ParadiseElaine 5/27/2018

    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 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 Cartagena tour with Marelvy My husband and I, along with three other couples, took Marelvy's tour of Cartagena in February. We sailed on the... read more

    pandjm2016 3/09/2016

    5 star rating Great Tour Guide! We had a port day in Cartagena and pre-booked Marelvy's associate Ester as Marelvy already had a tour that day.... read more

    Connie L. 12/07/2015

    5 star rating Tour Guide Led Us to Gems of Cartagena...Both Historical and Shopping Esther, our tour guide, was an incredible person--articulate when sharing the history of Columbia and Cartagena, discerning in taking us... read more

    Bob0611 4/15/2018
  • 5 star rating Great way to see the city We did the Highpoints of the City tour and it was perfect. Marelvy not only showed us around the walled... read more

    Brian R. 8/09/2014

    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 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
  • 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 Everything you ever wanted to know about Cartagena Marelvy has an excellent website and I read every word. Not only was Cartagena well described in history, customs... read more

    ttgeek 8/06/2011

    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 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 Tour of Cartagena with Marelvy We went on a tour from our cruise ship with about 30 folks in two buses. Marelvy did a... read more

    Mooneyson1 4/06/2014

    5 star rating Fantastic! We read about this tour on FaceBook and checked it out on Trip Advisor. We don't normally take trips that... read more

    vluv2travl 4/20/2016
  • 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 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 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
  • 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 Great GGM Tour Katty led our tour and was awesome! We went our first day in Cartagena, which ended up being a great... read more

    JSweep 1/08/2016

    5 star rating Book It! Almost every country I visit, I always start off with a private tour. This is one of the best... read more

    World W. 1/11/2013
  • 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 Wonderful experience Our tour guide Katty was fantastic! We had a wonderful experience in Cartegena even though our tour was cut... read more

    Elizabeth B. 2/04/2018

    5 star rating Wonderful tour on a day in port We prefer booking tours on our own vs with the cruise ship and this one did not disappoint! Our... read more

    Laurie S. 4/28/2018
  • 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 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 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 Excellent tour with an outstanding guide! After reading many Trip Advisor comments about Marelvy, we booked a tour with her and we are so glad we... read more

    MtMomofSons 3/02/2015

    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 She's the best - don't bother with the others! We were privileged to have a tour with Marelvy. We were on a cruise ship and opted to be... read more

    NyBesa 6/18/2012
  • 5 star rating Great and Highly Recommended Guide Marelvy was a fantastic guide. I was traveling solo thru Colombia and booked her for a tour to gain an... read more

    Fula97 7/21/2016

    5 star rating What a pleasant surprise We took this tour while in port on our cruise. What a pleasant surprise! I think that our... read more

    Snowbunny1982 2/23/2013

    5 star rating The Best Marelvy in addition to being an excellent and knowledgable tour guide in Cartagena, she is extremely well organized, meet us... read more

    Born_2_Ride 5/06/2013
  • 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 Marvelous Marelvy Many guides promise to show you Cartagena, and most of them include the obvious spots --La Popa, the Old Town,... read more

    ParoleAnima 4/10/2017

    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
  • 5 star rating Day tour of Cartagena Following other TripAdvisor ratings, we looked into booking a four hour tour of Cartagena with Marelvy and her team. We... read more

    Langmac 5/25/2015

    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 Marelvy is More than a Tour Guide My wife and I just returned from Cartagena and had the pleasure of spending some time with Marelvy. Last fall... read more

    Jamie B. 1/27/2013
  • 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 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 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 Fantastic Cartagena Tour with Marelvy We recently toured the city with Marelvy, & it was a great experience! She is a well-educated, well-informed native... read more

    Selder-Travel 5/18/2014

    5 star rating Terrific day in Cartagena with Marelvy This was our third visit to Cartagena and we enjoyed Marelvy's tour as well, or better than the first! ... read more

    Jabbers 12/09/2014

    5 star rating Hi lites of Cartegena This was an excellent tour. Timely pickup from the cruise dock, moved thru the city at a reasonable pace, and... read more

    sailorjay2015 2/23/2017
  • 5 star rating Top notch private tour service in Cartagena. We booked a private tour with Marelvy on Dec 6th, largely based on the many positive reviews on Tripadvisor... And... read more

    Ted A. 12/28/2016

    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 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 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 Beautiful Cartagena Four of scheduled a private tour and were met at the ship by our tour guide. Cartagena has a very... read more

    Linda H. 4/24/2015

    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 Marquez Tour with Marelvy Marelvy is great; very knowledgable, warm and caring. She was flexible when we asked to change our tour time.... read more

    kaymichelle327 8/11/2018

    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 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 An inside look at Cartagena We had such a nice time with Marelvy. My wife and I booked an afternoon old city tour with... read more

    Edward Y. 6/19/2016

    5 star rating Private Tour in Port with the Celebrity Infinity We book a private tour with Marelvy's company for six people. Two had walking difficulties and they were able... read more

    parice 12/05/2014

    5 star rating A great way to tour the city of Cartegena Our party of 12 thoroughly enjoyed this relaxed and informative tour of a fascinating city. Ester, our guide was... read more

    Reithian 12/23/2015
  • 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 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 The best way to see Cartagena! We had a short day and Marelvy filled it with a great itinerary, history, humor and food. Thank you Marelvy!... read more

    Bruce B. 3/22/2012
  • 5 star rating Tour with Marelvy Pena-Hall We just returned from a Panama Canal cruise, where we had a most WONDERFUL guide in Cartagena with Marelvy Pena-Hall.... read more

    Dennis A. 2/01/2014

    5 star rating Best tour of Cartagena On our first trip to Cartagena,we had the good fortune of hiring Marelvy Pena-Hall for our tour of the city.... read more

    mrothstein 8/03/2011

    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 A Wonderful Day There were 6 of us on the tour and we all felt it was A++. Marelvy made the day fun,educational... read more

    skipster1 1/26/2012

    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 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 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 The Best Marelvy We went on a cruise to the Panama Canal and booked a private tour with Marelvy for Cartagena (22nd Jan... read more

    turn4 2/16/2014

    5 star rating A wonderful experience As we arrived on a cruise ship, the initial tour with Marelvy filled up. It didn't take long for... read more

    ikelmay 3/11/2018
  • 5 star rating Perfect city tour Marelvy was our guide, not only is she very enthusiastic about her work, she cares that the people she is... read more

    SilBrit 8/10/2015

    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 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
  • 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 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

    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

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