• 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 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 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 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 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 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 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

    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 Super Escort My party of four took a tour of Cartagena in early January. Sorry it has taken so long to... read more

    dogesme 3/13/2015
  • 5 star rating Great High Points of the City Tour of Cartagena with Marelvy Hall We booked with Marelvy Hall for our cruise stop many months before our cruise date. Marelvy was very prompt... read more

    Bill R. 4/18/2016

    5 star rating Gabriel Garcia Marquez Walking Tour in Cartagena I spent 3+ enjoyable hours with Marelvy on a GMM-themed walking tour in the walled old city of Cartagena. Her... read more

    RajaLaut 11/11/2013

    5 star rating Cartagena with Marelvy is THE BEST! We researched Cartagena to book a private tour using TripAdvisor. We would have a day there while on a two... read more

    dkmercedes 4/20/2014
  • 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 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 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 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 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

    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 Marelvy Pena- Hall is a national treasure In Cartagena for the celebration of my daughter's wedding , I wanted to plan some special excursions for our wedding... read more

    CathMansour 2/11/2013

    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 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 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 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 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 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

    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 Tour from Cruise Ship Was Great We went on a Holland America Panama Canal cruise, and were interested in a smaller tour than the large bus... read more

    seeingtheworld08 6/22/2016
  • 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 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 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 Wonderful Tour and Guide Marelvey did not disappoint our 14 person tour organized online among Celebrity Infinity travelers. She quickly assessed our group's... read more

    BSinPNS 4/02/2015

    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 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 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 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 See hidden gems We went on a 2-3 hour walking tour with Marelvy, and it was excellent. She took us to places we... read more

    GourmetGirlfriends 5/11/2018
  • 5 star rating Touring Cartagena with Marelvy Pena-Hall (a cruise stop) The tour was EXCELLENT. We contacted Ms Pena-Hall based on tripadvisor comments. She answered all questions via e-mail and even... read more

    sudswi 10/31/2012

    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 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 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 Marelvy was Marvelous~~ So informative and positive. She really loves her city and knew exactly what we wanted to see!! Because... read more

    Kathi127 12/05/2012

    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 Wonderful guide in Cartagena I visited Cartagena in August with my husband and my two daughters,10 and 19 years old . We... read more

    Stephanie O. 9/07/2012

    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 Old Town Cartagena Contacted Marelvy via email to inquire about private tours and received immediate response. Confirmed pricing and date/times, etc. Contacted again... read more

    A A. 12/13/2016
  • 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 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 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 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 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

    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
  • 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 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 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
  • 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 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 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
  • 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 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 Amazing tour by a true professional I contacted MareIvy about organizing a tour during a stop in Cartagena on a cruise. She responded promptly to... read more

    Rebecca R. 3/15/2015
  • 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 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

    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 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 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 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 Tour of Cartagena Our group of nine spent the day with Marelvy and we all had a wonderful time thanks to her.Not only... read more

    PAG47 4/29/2018

    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

    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 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 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 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 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 Marelvy Pena-Hall Tour of Cartagena's Old City If you read Marelvy Pena-Hall's website, you will want to meet her. We delayed finalizing our booking for a half-day... read more

    LCL-travels 12/21/2016

    5 star rating Splendid morning Marvelvy greeted our party with her signature bright smiles and heart-felt hugs. I knew instantly we were going to... read more

    Dennis1954 5/18/2014

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