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Tour in Cartagena with Marelvy Pena-Hall

Avenida Santander No. 46-50, Cartagena 130002, Colombia
+57 5 6663991
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Marquez Tour with Marelvy

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
kaymichelle327
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Orange, California
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... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2018
BarryLizUk
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Beverley, United Kingdom
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Marelvy Peña-Hall is completely fluent in English, French and Spanish. In her work as a tour guide she combines the intimate knowledge of a native of Cartagena who is steeped in the city’s centuries-old traditions with an easy familiarity with North American and European people, society and culture, having traveled and lived in both the U.S. and France.
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  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“la popa” (58 reviews)
“cruise ship” (42 reviews)
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Avenida Santander No. 46-50, Cartagena 130002, Colombia
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+57 5 6663991
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Marelvy is great; very knowledgable, warm and caring. She was flexible when we asked to change our tour time. She knows all about Marquez, as well as the history of Cartagena. Very interesting tour and she gave us lots of good recommendations.

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Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

We took a tour with two other guests, the price worked out cheaper than the ship’s tour which had about 40 in each group! An excellent tour from start to finish. Loved walking through the narrow streets. Lots of variety in what we saw. Marelvy...More

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Reviewed May 27, 2018

Just a bit about me....I am NOT a travel agent, rather an avid "traveler" who, for the past 20 + years has gathered 15 - 25 friends around the country for adventures in the Caribbean, Europe, ALWAYS w/local guides......and this year a 15 night Panama...More

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Reviewed May 25, 2018

Marelvy provided us a wonderful personal tour "Hidden treasures of Cartegana". Her driver Horsta (sorry - probably wrong spelling) drove us all safely in an air-conditioned vehicle. And Marelvy herself gave us a very informative and interesting tour. She's fluent in english, french, and spanish....More

Thank Richard S
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Reviewed May 11, 2018

We went on a 2-3 hour walking tour with Marelvy, and it was excellent. She took us to places we definitely would not have found on our own. One was a really cool art/cafe space. She also clearly explained the history of Cartegena and how it...More

Thank GourmetGirlfriends
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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

MareIvy is a wonderful person who knows a lot about her city and its people. Contacting her was easy: she was very responsive to email. Our afternoon with her was delightful. She took us to many of the main sites in the walled city as...More

Thank Andre K
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Reviewed May 8, 2018

We were a group of 14 arriving by cruise ship. Marelvy met us at the port with a lovely air conditioned van. We took the City Highlights tour and it was a great day. We started at La Popa summit where Marelvy provided a very...More

Thank YaYaCruiser
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Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

While Marelvy was not available, her associate Katty exceeded our expectations during our tour of this beautiful city. Meet up was prompt at the cruise terminal and transportation was comfy and cool. Our four hour tour was sufficient to get a good feel for the...More

Thank AndyMaine
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Reviewed May 5, 2018

A wonderful experience...great tour, outstanding tour guide. Based on glowing reviews from TripAdvisor, I contacted Marelvy by email and easily set up a tour of the city while our ship was docked in Cartagena. My wife and I met Marelvy and her driver at the...More

Thank Mark B
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Our group of nine spent the day with Marelvy and we all had a wonderful time thanks to her.Not only is she a very knowledgeable about Cartagena but also the history of Colombia and its recent progress and promise. Add to that, Marelvy is a...More

Thank PAG47
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ab9311ab
June 16, 2018|
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Response from Tourincartagena | Property representative |
Hi Ann, would you please contact me via email? You will find it on my wesite. Regards, Marelvy
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reedr3va
June 3, 2018|
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Response from Tourincartagena | Property representative |
Hi, You can find my website on TripAdvisor and my email is there. Regards, Marelvy
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May 31, 2018|
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Response from Tourincartagena | Property representative |
Hi , My email is lsited on my webpage. Regards, Marelvy
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