• 5 star rating Great city Tour Marelvy was an excellent guide who had a great historical knowledge of her city. The tour was promoted... read more

    444CraigH 3/17/2015

    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 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 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 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 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 Best tour guide ever! Booked the tour in advance on line on a cruise critic suggestion. Marelvy was waiting for us with a... read more

    curiousJill 2/25/2013

    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 Sightseeing in Cartagena de los Indias -answers Sightseeing in Cartagena de los Indias with Marelvy was excellent in any cases for viewing, questions -answers and very friendships... read more

    michelinelardinois 8/23/2012
  • 5 star rating to good to belive or was it On October 30 we visited Cartagena Columbia, originally we had reserved the standard trip offered by Royal Caribbean. We where... read more

    ottawa1953 1/04/2013

    5 star rating City Highlights tour Rather than take a less personal cruise sponsored tour, we joined 10 others for an excellent and informative city highlights... read more

    Larry555165 4/09/2012

    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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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

    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

    5 star rating Great tour of city Marelvy is a jewal! Very knowledgeable, excellent command of English and a really nice person. The transportation was comfortable and... read more

    Johnp1126 11/01/2017
  • 5 star rating She is fabulous! Wow, thank you trip advisor for letting us know about Marely Penna-Hall. She was wonderful. Loved Cartegena too.... read more

    PalmSpringsReb 12/21/2014

    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 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
  • 5 star rating Marelvy is it! If you want a great 3 hour walking tour of the old walled city, Marelvy is your woman! She... read more

    Plankstravel 8/03/2011

    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 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 Superior over the top, above and beyond I first contacted Marelvy via email. Knew right away I had made good choice. Knowledgeable, helpful and a sense of... read more

    Rule240 12/15/2012

    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 Great lady and great city tour From the moment she greeted us, Marelvy Pena-Hall was gracious, kind, interesting and fun to be with. She gave... read more

    84NancyP 11/11/2016
  • 5 star rating An nformative and enlightening tour with a very knowledgable guide. While on vacation in Cartagena, my companion asked me to inquire about a tour given by local resident, Marelvy Peña-... read more

    VictorEdgar 2/22/2012

    5 star rating Tour in Cartagena with Marelvy We were a group of 20 traveling on the Coral Princess which stopped in Cartagena. I had booked Marelvy... read more

    Colodeb 3/11/2017

    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 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 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 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 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 Great Tour Our friends and I booked a last minute tour with Marelvy. She picked us up on time, had private transportation... read more

    punkerb 7/18/2016

    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 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

    5 star rating Fantastic tour, excellent guide! In Cartagena mid-November 2013. Arrived late Saturday night, called Marelvy Sunday morning and able to arrange a tour for... read more

    anv1 1/23/2014

    5 star rating Excellent We don't really like tours and would never normally choose to go on one, but Marelvy's Gabriel Garcia Marquez tour... read more

    Victoria M. 12/03/2011
  • 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 Great Job, Show us a great amount of the city, had us back to the ship on time! We had a wonderful time our our shore excursion we booked with Marelvy Pena-Hall. She had an young man... read more

    cruisingphotographer 9/07/2014

    5 star rating Wonderful day in Cartegena We were a group of 14 arriving by cruise ship. Marelvy met us at the port with a lovely... read more

    YaYaCruiser 5/08/2018
  • 5 star rating Great tour in Cartagena... What more can I say that hasn't already been said about the tour operator.....she deserves all the wonderful comments that... read more

    hallpau 2/01/2014

    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 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 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

    5 star rating Trust your time with Marelvy to be Fullfilling and Enjoyable We only had 7 hours to Cartagena to see what the city had to offer. Marelvy and her daughter,... read more

    FrenchConnection46 2/02/2014

    5 star rating Great tour guide I decided to book our tour of the city with Marelvy based on TripAdvisor reviews and what a great idea.... read more

    Weslacotraveler 11/21/2018
  • 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 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 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 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 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 Amazing Day in a Stunning City We had a one day cruise ship stop in Cartagena. We arranged a private tour with Marelvy's company. The initial... read more

    Jeanne V. 1/29/2017
  • 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 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 Fabuloso! The tour with Marelvy was perfect. In a few short hours we saw the old architecture, side streets with... read more

    Vikimor 5/12/2019
  • 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 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 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 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 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 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

    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 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 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 A personalized tour par excellence We visited Cartagena while on a cruise so had only a short time. Because I was so interested in... read more

    MsSeeker 3/24/2012

    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

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