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Tour in Cartagena with Marelvy Pena-Hall

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Address: Avenida Santander No. 46-50, Cartagena 130002, Colombia
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+57 5 6663991
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Marelvy Peña-Hall is completely fluent in English, French and Spanish. In...

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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Earlier this month I booked a tour of Cartegena through Marelvy Peña-Hall. Since she was already going to be leading another tour she scheduled her colleague Ben Torres to our... read more

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Earlier this month I booked a tour of Cartegena through Marelvy Peña-Hall. Since she was already going to be leading another tour she scheduled her colleague Ben Torres to our group of 17. Ben was an incredible, charming and knowledgeable tour guide and historian, and our driver was skilled, friendly and took great care of us. Cartegena is a charming... More 

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was an excellent tour. Timely pickup from the cruise dock, moved thru the city at a reasonable pace, and visited interesting locations. Marelevy is very knowledgeable about the City and its history. Personable and easy to understand. Will answer questions on many topics. We had limited time from the Cruise ship so were unable to go inside the fort,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great tour. Marelvy was the guide on the tour and she was friendly and very knowledgeable. City was lovely and we also had some time to be on our own. We were on a small bus of 18 and we were very pleased. Would highly recommend.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Katty showed us her beautiful city of Cartagena. She made the tour very pleasant in a more intimate experience, where she shared with us more details about life in Colombia. Very well though out itinerary and accommodating of our requests.

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Oliver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Cartagena on a cruise and had a short day. Decided to use MareIvy's company and so glad we did! Katti was our guide on the City Tour. She was amazing: knowledgeable, humorous and kind. I was surprised what an interesting city Cartagena was. This tour definitely gives you a great overview of it and makes you want... More 

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour was everything we expected and MORE. Marelvy is not only a lovely person, but she is extremely knowledgeable and gave us a wonderful feel for beautiful Cartegena. This was one of our favorite excursions on our Panama Canal Cruise. We booked it independently after looking at her website and I'm so glad we did. It was fantastic. Rather... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a one day cruise ship stop in Cartagena. We arranged a private tour with Marelvy's company. The initial plan was that Marelvy herself was to be our guide, and that there would be another couple with my husband and me. Shortly before we arrived I received an email from Marelvy explaining that she was ill and one of... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Marelvy organized a beautiful tour of the city. Francesco, our tour guide was superb and knowledgeable of the history, the sights, and the local stories. We were greeted on the pier, led tour car and off we went to see the city. We were a party of 6-3 couples. This tour had the right amount of walking and riding. We... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

We had private booked a tour with Marelvy Pena-Hall Cartagena Tours whom we found on Trip Advisor. She arranged to have six of us guided by her associate Esther. As soon as we disembarked, the tour company had signs with our names and escorted us through the port entrance. Talk about your port entrance! It had a large outside pen... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

On a cruise and landing in Cartagena we had booked a tour through Marelvy and because she was already busy she gave us an associate Katty do do our tour with ten people who met through Cruise Crittic . Katty is a great tour guide , has great command of English and is very knowledgeable about the history of Colombia.... More 

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