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Mariano S. All-Star Host
4,127 trips Joined Mar 2015
Typically responds in 18 minutes

Recent reviews

Mariano provides reliable and easy-to-access rental cars in our area. I definitely recommend him.
Ted - March 21, 2018
For the first time my experience was awesome. #yay #turo last minute car rental
Fria - March 20, 2018
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Stuart M W. All-Star Host
365 trips Joined Feb 2017
Typically responds in 25 minutes

Recent reviews

Stuart is an amazing Host ! This is my 2nd trip with him and I just reserved my 3rd!
Denise - May 22, 2019
Stuart was great. Very flexible and understanding. Great communication for pickup and drop off. Would definitely recommend and rent from again. Car was also great.
Ricardo - April 14, 2019

Average ratings in Washington (4.8 stars)

Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2016
The best car rental experience I've ever had
Mohamed H. - June 6, 2019
Honda Civic 2009
Mariano provides reliable and easy-to-access rental cars in our area. I definitely recommend him.
Ted H. - March 21, 2018
MINI Hardtop 2 Door 2017
Katherine gets 5 stars in all of the categories.! I have never had a better car rental experience. No joke!
Lee B. - May 22, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2018
One of the best car rental experiences I’ve ever had. Loved Eduardo’s communication, flexibility, and most importantly how much fun the Tesla Model 3 was. If you’re looking for a great Turo experience. Look no further, Eduardo is the man!
Terence C. - June 17, 2019
Toyota Prius 2018
Stand up guy great car rental experience! Would rent again no hesitation.
Alex D. - May 14, 2019
Honda Civic 2017
I needed a car rental for a day (I work in residential real estate). Abubeker has a really incredible car and it’s really clean. They were great to communicate with, and I would 100% noon again
Ameer G. - May 28, 2019
Dodge Caliber 2010
The guy was super cool and his car is super clean too. I recommend him if you like to rent a car for a couple of days
Gyll M. - May 22, 2019
Honda Fit 2012
Durai was great! The car was perfect for getting me around to where I needed to go and saved me quite a bit of money in comparison to rental cars at the airport!
Dusty J. - October 23, 2018
Toyota Prius 2018
Jason made it easy to rent a car last minute despite challenges faced in transitioning the car. Very proactive both on pickup and drop off. He’s sure a super host.
Bunny C. - June 8, 2019
BMW 5 Series 2007
Best car rental I’ve ever had. Curbside pickup/drop off and an absolutely beautiful car
Imran K. - October 12, 2018
Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class 2013
Greetings, My name is Rohan and if your looking to rent a car from someone this is the guy. Charles was very easy going and easy to talk to. He is willing to go the extra to help make your rental experience as convenient as possible. During my encounter with Charles, he was easily reachable and the car (OHH THE CAR) was clean and mean. I really enjoyed my Turo rental and look forward to my next rental experience. Check him out!!!
Rohan M. - May 20, 2019
Nissan Sentra 2014
This car rental was super convenient! Jorge and Kevin were very responsive.
Abdou F. - April 8, 2018
Honda Civic 2009
For the first time my experience was awesome. #yay #turo last minute car rental
Fria W. - March 20, 2018
Hyundai Elantra 2012
The car is neat and clean runs well and is very spacious. Carla is very responsive and answers all queries on time. Over all it was a great experience and I was very happy with my choice by picking up Turo instead of Airport Rental Cars. I will surely use Turo when I travel again.
MOHAN R. - August 10, 2018
Honda Fit 2018
Great way to rent a car. Emmanuel was super helpful.
Margaret M. - June 16, 2018
Bentley Continental GT 2012
Definitely the best rental experience I’ve ever had. Would recommend him over Budget or Enterprise any day
Javan K. - May 26, 2019
Honda Accord 2008
Will definalty use turbo again in the future. Syed was wonderful and the car rental was perfect for you ur family of 4. Thanks again Syed!
Laura S. - January 7, 2019
Chevrolet Volt 2013
Robert was timely and communicative, and since it was an electric car rental, he was thorough with instructions on how the vehicle performs and how to use charging to its potential. He is the type of Turo car owner that you want to rent from. Conveniently located near Washington Dulles airport, too.
Kevin T. - February 6, 2019
Honda Civic 2010
Eric and Katie's car was just what we needed! Clean, spacious, and easy to find. The hosts were very communicative and flexible with me as I picked up and returned, even suggesting a nearby gas station. This is my new go to local car rental.
Kyle K. - May 6, 2019
Toyota Prius 2007
Chase was absolutely the best! He was so easy-going and extremely flexible. I would definitely recommend Chase to all of my friends if they are looking to rent a car. In addition, next time I am in need of renting a car, Chase will definitely be the first one i look too. Thank you so much again!
Emily G. - April 18, 2019
Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class 2013
Charles is indeed the best on Turo. I would recommend this guy to anyone who’s planning to rent out a vehicle for any purpose. He was very helpful with me, communication was well, and he have the best cars. I will most definitely rent from him again in the near future. Thanks again!
Ahmad B. - June 9, 2019
Hyundai Elantra 2011
We flew in on Christmas Eve. Our flight was delayed twice and Nexuz was super flexible and nice about it! The car was clean and smelled good on the inside. The amount of miles he offered for the amount of time we were here was fabulous! We were able to drive from DCA up to Pennsylvania to visit family and come back. The car ran well. The price of this car was about half of the cost of the rental cars we were finding online (about a week before our flight) for the same time and area. It was a great experience overall.
Hiram O. - January 3, 2019
Toyota Camry 2017
My second rental from Path. Flexible pick up and drop off and very good communication with Path is making car rental very easy and smooth process.
Bosko M. - January 2, 2018
Honda Civic 2012
The owner was great and easy to work with. The car was exactly as described. An awesome car rental experience I've ever had.
Paul W. - July 5, 2018
Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2013
This rental was absolutely flawless. Orlando was prompt, car was pristine, and his service was second to none. This experience has been the best car rental I have ever had. Five stars in every sense!
Randy G. - October 20, 2018
Audi S8 2015
Edward is a gentleman and an icredibly professional renter. Super accomodating and made everything extremely smooth and pleasant. Car is in a league of its own. If you want to rent luxury with 700hp this is the car to rent! Will rent again from while in Washington.
Alexander V. - November 24, 2018
Honda Accord 2018
Jason was really nice and flexible especially for a last minute trip. I would recommend anyone to rent from him! The car was clean and drives smoothly. I will definitely rent from him again.
Bianca I. - May 20, 2019
Volkswagen Golf 2012
Kostia made my first Turo rental an absolute breeze. Not only was his car clean, comfortable and incredibly fuel efficient, he was kind enough to meet us in very convenient locations for both pick up and drop off. The Golf is easy to drive, compact for parking yet plenty roomy for our large suitcases. Would absolutely recommend and/or rent again. Thank you Kostia!
Felecia C. - May 20, 2019
Mazda MX-5 Miata 1990
Lenny was a terrific host, flexible on pickup & drop off and a great communicator. The car was spotless and a complete blast to enjoy they twisty roads in the DMV area. 100% would recommend Lenny’s Miata for anybody looking to beat the usual vanilla rental car.
Darius H. - June 8, 2019
Hyundai Genesis 2013
Second time rental: the car is as awesome as the first time, and communication with Richard was excellent once again.
Joël O. - May 27, 2019
Honda Fit 2011
Jose is too amazing! Always responsive, always friendly, and was super helpful with everything i asked. Car was great and only setback was the Bluetooth functionality, but that’s not a big deal, obviously. I will definitely rent from Jose again!
Leon S. - May 22, 2019
Toyota Prius 2007
Great rental with Chase! He was friendly and flexible and everything about the car was great!!
Jessica O. - June 3, 2019
Toyota Camry 2014
I Haved Booked 2 Trips With Mariano And Both Times He Was Very Pleasant. His Cars Are Very Well Kept, Although One Of His Camrys Has Touchscreen Problems And A Little Front Bumper Damage.
Tyler C. - June 3, 2019
BMW Z4 2012
This is a very fun car in excellent condition and James was easy to work with for the entire rental. It made for a great experience!
Michael A. - June 11, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2018
Renting experience- Mohamed was a fantastic host. He replied to messages very quickly, flexible on pickup/drop off location, even taught us about the car and made sure we were comfortable with it before we left. Upon dropping off the car he was even kind enough to bring us to the closest metro station. The car- I had never driven a Tesla before, but have followed them very closely. The car absolutely blew my expectations out of the water. It is truly a joy to drive, autopilot was incredible and worked better than I could have imagined. Charging is a non issue, the supercharger network is quite extensive and very quick to recharge. I highly recommend both renting from Mohamed, and the Tesla model 3. The only negative is the fact that I now am disgusted by my current vehicle, which I had loved before this experience haha! I am now shopping for a model 3...
Eduardo M. - June 3, 2019
Lexus GS 350 2014
Charles is an amazing host and is very knowledgeable of the cars he owns. I fully recommend and will definitely rent from him again.
Tracy S. - June 17, 2019
Toyota Camry 2018
Great car and easy process. Made a quick day trip affordable and easy during our vacation.
Brandon C. - June 17, 2019
Nissan Versa Note 2015
Great time renting Kevin's car! It ran very smoothly and Kevin has a very organized way of getting you to his cars.
Richard M. - June 5, 2019
Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2016
Great car. Easy pick up and drop off. Def my go to for future rentals.
Donald D. - June 14, 2019
BMW Z4 2012
This was my first using Turo and James helped me out all the way. After booking the car I realized I would need more miles than initially offered and James added the option for me to have unlimited miles. His car was super nice and looked really new for a 2012 model. Z4 is the perfect summer car and I am happy I rented this particular one from James. I was even able to extend the drop off by a couple of hours since I woke up late and got stuck in traffic. I had a wonderful experience with James and Turo and I’m never using a car rental agency again.
Mayank A. - May 16, 2019
Toyota Corolla 2013
Car runs very smoothly and great. Service from owner made everything quick and easy. Changed my mind about other car rental services and I will definitely be using Turo more often!
Bhavya P. - February 28, 2018
Toyota Corolla 2012
This was my first time with Turo, and Courtney has made me a convert. The car was in excellent condition, super clean, and Courtney was responsive to every message. Every car rental experience should be so good. Thank you!!
Holly M. - November 3, 2018
Mumba Ivan
Nissan Altima 2012
First time to rent a car! I had a great experience with Mr. Mariano. He is such a good man. I can't wait to rent his car again.
Mumba Ivan M. - August 27, 2018
FIAT 500 2012
First time using Turo to rent a car and was an excellent experience. Juan is very friendly and helpful during my maiden voyage.
Jim K. - August 30, 2018
Toyota Corolla 2018
Wilmer and Sophia are awesome. If I ever need to rent a car in DC again I will call them first!
Deb D. - November 26, 2018
Toyota Prius Plug-in 2012
I would rent a car with Luis in a heartbeat. He was great to work with. Flexible. Reliable. Available at any time throughout the trip. It was a great experience and I look forward to renting with him again.
Phylicia L. - April 22, 2018
Honda Fit 2016
Emmanuel rocks! Super compressive, súper relax, the car is practically new, it has been the best! If you need to rent a car in the DC area, don’t hesitate, call Emmanuel
Julio C. - September 29, 2018
Tesla Model S 2017
Joseph was very nice and professional and the entire rental process was a smooth and professional experience. The best car rental I’ve ever had. Joseph explained all the basics of the Tesla Model S and driving the car was an amazing experience. Definitely looking forward to renting from him again!
Maha T. - July 4, 2018
Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2014
Hamzeh is an exceptional Turo host. Everything went fantastic, he is a great pleasure to deal with. 100% customer oriented, proactive and serving. He collected the car at our rental apartment and made is very easy and convenient for me. I highly recommend Hamzeh, the best Turo Host I have ever dealt with.
Markus J. - April 25, 2019
BMW Z4 2012
James was very responsive throughout the trip. The car was well-maintained and exactly as described. Pick-up and drop-off were both easy. Good trip!
Alison T. - May 31, 2019
Nissan Sentra 2007
Was ready to answer to any questions I had about the car during my trip!
Emma G. - May 30, 2019
Hyundai Sonata 2015
It was a pleasure using Charlie's car this weekend. I have zero complaints and would highly recommend. The car runs really well, is very clean and spacious. Charlie also made pick up and drop off extremely convenient and he was very personable. Will absolutely rent from him again.
Suzanne H. - June 9, 2019
Honda Accord 2018
Will rent again great car and experience
Clarence W. - June 2, 2019
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2010
Katherine was a great host! Was on time for our pick up and return at the airport. The car drove perfectly and was super clean. Will definitely say she sets the bar high. I would image it will be hard to rent other car with as high standards as katherine has.
Daniel B. - June 2, 2019
Volkswagen Jetta 2019
Xavier was punctual and the car was clean and all was in working order. There was not a scratch on the car and so it looked great! No heavy air fresheners and no weird smells. I would definitely rent this car again.
Kristen B. - June 3, 2019
Hyundai Accent 2008
Great rental, he was very accommodating with my pickup and return. Will rent again!
Jonathan C. - June 2, 2019
Cynthia Suvasini
FIAT 500 2012
Valentina and her husband were very friendly and made the pick-up and delivery of the car for this trip about as easy for me as possible! He delivered the car to me directly at the airport after I retrieved my baggage, helped me get my luggage inside, showed me a few unique features about the car (which was already running and ready to go), and I was off! Even though it's a little car, my husband (who joined me later in the trip) and I had no trouble fitting our 2 large suitcases and 2 carry on roller bags inside (after putting the back seats down). After I figured out how the gears worked (the Fiat has some quirky design features that were non-intuitive at least for me - LOL!) the car ran beautifully. Because it's so small, parking was easier to find and gas went a long way. Definitely recommend this car for 1-2 people! And the hosts were great!
Cynthia Suvasini C. - May 24, 2019
Nissan Altima 2009
Mariano is the best! I've rented dozens of times from him.
Dale M. - May 20, 2019
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2015
I must say, when my son introduced me to Turo, I was skeptical. I thought it was another scam. But, being a mom to millennials; they know all the newest ways of technology and social media. And, they help keep me in the loop (while laughing at me), with the new things. Well, it wasn't a scam, thank GOD!. I had the opportunity to book from Andrew's car, the best choice. It was the smoothiest transaction and ride. With, an overflow of him being an absolute great person. The car magnificent! The ride, it's a floating relaxing experience! The up-keeping, it made me nervous. lol Because, it's so clean and stylish. You're guaranteed; to want to keep it that way! I would recommend it, but you might have the car; when I'm ready for it again. hahahahaha But NO, I highly recommend Andrew and his C-300. YASSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS, GONE and BOOK IT!
Monica F. - May 23, 2019
William Bradford
Honda Civic 2010
Jennifer was an excellent host! She made pick up and drop off very easy, and she was a great communicator during our trip. Would highly recommend renting from Jennifer
William Bradford J. - May 24, 2019
Chevrolet Volt 2014
Easy drop-off and pickup, and the car was clean and drove well. I would definitely rent from James again.
Kelsey S. - May 24, 2019
Volkswagen Jetta 2017
Picking up and returning Uzair’s car was super easy - he’s flexible and responsive. Clean, functional and fun trip!
Laura H. - May 28, 2019
Honda Civic 2015
Kevin was very easy to work with and the car was perfect for our Memorial Day Weekend trip to see family!
Stephen J. - May 28, 2019
Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class 2013
He's the best host ever! Very professional convenient. I loved everything about my experience with Charlie and his car!
Lakesia G. - June 8, 2019
Toyota Camry Hybrid 2015
Car is what we asked for and got great mileage. Elshan was easy to work with. It made our little family vacation easier. Thank You
Daryl A. - June 8, 2019
Toyota Camry 2018
Great car! First trip trying to figure out parking in the city. He was very accommodating!
Valeria R. - June 10, 2019
Nissan Versa 2009
Yaya cares about those who are renting from him. He as diligent with communication and I would 100% rent from him again. Thanks, Yaya!
Sophia K. - June 10, 2019
Kia Stinger 2019
I rented this turo to shuttle parents around DC over graduation weekend, and I couldn’t have made a better choice. Anthony was very gracious in his flexibility, and made a great effort to ensure things went smoothly throughout the entire process. His car exceeded all expectations, as well!
Aaron W. - May 21, 2019
Toyota Camry 2014
Mariano is the best! I've rented dozens of times from him.
Dale M. - May 20, 2019
BMW 4 Series 2014
Jean made this rental super easy for me, was super flexible & helpful! Made my airport pick up and drop off super easy and convenient. His 4 series was a super clean and awesome ride. I will be hitting him up again next time I’m in the area !
Noah S. - May 22, 2019
Volkswagen Passat 2016
Lillie was easy to deal with and super chill. She made the whole process simple and was extremely accommodating. I look forward to my next trip!
Jeremy G. - May 21, 2019
Hyundai Sonata 2015
Great car and great experience. Leandro made it extremely easy with punctual drop off and pickup. The car itself was clean and drove very well. Would definitely rent again!
Marie G. - May 22, 2019
Tesla Model 3 2018
Car was awesome to drive. Excellent communication. Very easy to pick up/drop off. Made our whole trip a better experience.
Adam M. - May 28, 2019
Mazda 3 2015
Great car all around. Erik’s communication was fast and responsive. Will definitely rent again from him.
Ivan B. - May 28, 2019
Toyota Corolla 2010
Mariano was punctual and helpful in renting me his car for the weekend. The car was exceptionally clean and easy to pickup.
Stella C. - May 28, 2019
Tesla Model S 2014
Great guy, easy to deal with. The car is awesome.
Ivy L. - May 25, 2019
Mazda 2 2013
Leonardo is very reachable. Easy to communicate with. There was a minor issue with breaks and he gave me two options to choose: refund cancellation vs a different car
Jorge R. - May 25, 2019
Johann Maximilian
Toyota Prius 2018
Jason was friendly, helpful and relaxed. The car was clean and drove nicely. The only thing, I would like to criticize is the pickup and drop off location. I did not really feel save out there in Brentwood.
Johann Maximilian L. - May 27, 2019
Lexus ES 350 2011
Phat is the best "host" you can imagine, extremely forthcoming and polite. His car is in great shape and very nice to drive. Highly recommended.
Sven N. - May 28, 2019
FIAT 500 2014
Quick and easy trip thanks to Pranav's timely help! I look forward to renting his Fiat again soon.
Gabriel V. - May 21, 2019
Ford Focus 2015
What a great experience, Rafael was so accommodating. I had major delays and cancellations on my trip coming to town and Rafael was so patient and very helpful. The car was perfect for my needs. I will definitely recommend him to my friends when coming to DC.
Michaela G. - June 3, 2019
Volkswagen Jetta 2017
Uzair’s car was clean and fun to drive. Pickup and drop off were a breeze (though I was lucky to find a parking spot on the street when I returned). I’d definitely rent Uzair’s car again.
Kathryn T. - June 4, 2019
Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 2016
Had a good time driving Elgun’s hybrid hyundai for a day trip! Nice car, easy to drive and great on gas!
Gregory P. - June 3, 2019
Nissan Juke 2013
Nice trip. Car worked well. Kerfy responded to my messages very quickly.
Theo L. - June 4, 2019
Tesla Model S 2017
Sunny was great to deal with; good communication and the car was spotless (also awesome to drive).
Andrew C. - May 26, 2019
Toyota Camry 2007
I love renting from Mariano! This is a basic car, but perfectly adequate for the price! I appreciate that he lets me lock up my bike on his front porch!
Kate M. - May 29, 2019
Honda Accord 2010
Mariano was great to book with! Pickup and return were a breeze, and the car was clean/had no issues. This was my first time using Turo, and I’ll definitely book from Mariano again for future trips.
Delaney W. - May 28, 2019
Volkswagen GTI 2015
Lisa was friendly, punctual, accommodating, and responded quickly to my questions. The car was comfy yet responsive. Pickup & drop-off at the airport was smooth despite the curbside traffic. Overall a pleasant trip.
Hai N. - June 5, 2019
Hyundai Sonata 2012
Best host ever! I'm really greaful for all his attention, nice car, very clean. I am pleased that I have been doing business with phat. Very recomended!!!!!!
Julio G. - June 6, 2019
Honda Accord 2010
This was just what I needed for two day family outings. Car was nice and clean and Mariano was very pleasant. I extended my trip and it went smoothly at returning.
Kimberly H. - June 3, 2019

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  • The Smithsonian

  • The museum scene is strong in DC. Once you hit all of the necessary patriotic monuments in your car, try to visit some of the Smithsonian’s 19 museums around town.

  • Get outdoors

  • Most folks don’t think camping when they think DC, but drive out to Shenandoah or run with the wild horses on Assateague or Chincoteague islands and prepare to be wowed.