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  • 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 Excellent Tour and Experience! We (my husband and I along w/ my parents) just returned from visiting Cartagena and had the pleasure of having... read more

    JoriJack 5/17/2016

    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 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 tour! We visited Cartagena in early June, 2017 and had Marelvy as our tour guide. We asked her to combine two... read more

    Adriana S. 6/23/2017

    5 star rating Top notch Marelvy picked up our group at the end of the cruise dock, and we were off on a city tour... read more

    TrnrMom 12/21/2013
  • 5 star rating Good to learn the culture and history of the city We did a walking tour through the old city of Cartagena with Marelvy's associate and she was great! She showed... read more

    Naomi0215 9/09/2013

    5 star rating Marelvy: A MUST DO in Cartagena Spending the day with Marelvy was one of the smartest things we did in Cartagena. She is incredibly intelligent,... read more

    ean36 12/24/2011

    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 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 Great Tour MareIvy is a wonderful person who knows a lot about her city and its people. Contacting her was easy: she... read more

    Andre K. 5/11/2018

    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 A wonderful day in Cartagena, with a fine guide. A letter to guide, Marelvy, after our trip:

    "Dear Marelvy,

    I want to thank you for the fine tour of Cartagena you...
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    PaulaNBCA 3/24/2012

    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

    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 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 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 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 Cartagena, Arepas, Botero, Beauty, Seaside Wonder, Colombian Coffee. What more can anyone ask for? What a wonderful tour and tour guide. Marelvy, who came highly recommeded was already busy with another group but... read more

    Frances1016 3/23/2012

    5 star rating One of the best tours I've ever experienced ! We stopped here with the NCL "Pearl" .we had booked much earlier when one on the Cruise crtic thread re... read more

    Zeets42 9/21/2016

    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 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

    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 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 MarLevy Cruised onboard the Coral Princess in Jan & set up a private tour w/Marlevy. She was fantastic! Not... read more

    donnap2136 3/24/2014

    5 star rating Informative, personal and fun tour Marelvy is so personable that we felt very comfortable with our surroundings, and learnt a great deal about the society,... read more

    RossLayther 8/29/2015

    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
  • 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 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 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 “Marelvy Pena conducts a n excellent tour tour Beginning with quick emails and clear communication.. I KNEW this would be a wonderful experience. We had 8 of us... read more

    joyjoy1 5/15/2015

    5 star rating Excellent tour of a great city! My wife and I contacted Marelvy via Internet and she was an excellent choice. She is a native of... read more

    Cruzannibal 9/26/2012

    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
  • 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 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 guide, nice day Marelvy was unavailable on the day we arrived, but she was kind enough to set as up with Sylvia. Sylvia... read more

    TrustworthyTravelers 1/12/2014
  • 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 Warm and Knowledgeable Tour Guide -Recommended Marelvy REALLY knows her history and is willing to share. She has a warm personality and is patient and gentle.... read more

    grandcanyondave1 11/03/2016

    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 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 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 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

    5 star rating thoroughly enjoyed our tour in Cartagena with Marelvy I set up a tour with Marelvy after reading trip Advisor reviews. I formed a group of 14 through... read more

    Susan K. 1/14/2017

    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
  • 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 like having a friend guide you along Marelvy Pena-Hall was a great guide in a great city---she met us at the ship and took us around the... read more

    ginny50207 11/11/2012

    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
  • 5 star rating The best tour on our trip We took a tour with two other guests, the price worked out cheaper than the ship’s tour which had about... read more

    BarryLizUk 5/30/2018

    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

    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 Fantastic private tour guide Marelvy does a great job and even if you read her wonderful reviews on TripAdvisor ahead of your trip, your... read more

    fcamachoangulo 3/13/2013

    4 star rating private family tour of walled city plazas We took the walking tour of the plazas of the walled city with Marelvy. The tour lasted about 3h... read more

    HoustonHeightsAbroad 8/03/2016

    5 star rating Best Guide in Cartagena. Dear Marelvy, There are barely words to tell you how much we enjoyed our time with you and seeing... read more

    lovestotravel6 3/26/2012
  • 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 Fantastic tour - would highly recommend! We booked this tour with a large group from Cruise Critic on the Island Princess. I coordinated the tour and... read more

    AlaskaRiverview 12/28/2015

    5 star rating Highlights of Cartagena with Marevly tour Contacted Marevly for a tour, but she was booked, so she set us up with an associate, Fernando. Fernando's english... read more

    Alan C. 4/01/2015
  • 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 Marelvy is the best! I can't say enough good things! Marelvy is truely the best!

    We clicked right away, started chatting like old...
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    lsquarenyc 10/06/2011

    5 star rating Colonial city Beautiful, colorful, friendly, safe. A great place to do shopping. From jewelry to crafts, clothing, and paints.

    Lissette V. 5/04/2016
  • 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 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 Outstanding Marelvy and her tour are wonderful and add so much to one's appreciation of Cartagena. We cannot recommend more highly.

    Jesse L. 7/04/2017
  • 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 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

    4 star rating Excellent day with Marelvy We really enjoyed our day with Marelvy. She is an excellent guide.

    The only issue we had was that we...
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    kazu100 6/06/2015
  • 5 star rating A wonderful tour of a beautiful city! Marelvy organized a beautiful tour of the city. Francesco, our tour guide was superb and knowledgeable of the history,... read more

    bflanagan2017 1/22/2017

    5 star rating The best tour ever! I found Marelvy through other trip advisor reviews (thank you!!) and truly words are not enough to describe her personality,... read more

    VWJ71 5/18/2016

    5 star rating Great tour! Marelvy was a great tour guide. She's very knowledgeable about the area and its history. And friendly too!

    Alex K. 9/03/2012
  • 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 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 Fantastic Cartagena Experience! My husband and I had a wonderful 4 hour+ tour with Marelvy. We felt an immediate connection with her.... read more

    Alice B. 3/12/2016
  • 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 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, 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

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