Car hire in Southwest Waterfront (Washington, D.C.)

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Cheap car hire in Southwest Waterfront (Washington, D.C.)

Economy$63/day
Compact$102/day
Intermediate$64/day
Full-size$94/day
SUV$121/day
People mover$118/day
Intermediate SUV$64/day
Coupe$108/day
Compact SUV$110/day
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Southwest Waterfront (Washington, D.C.) car hire reviews and directory

Hertz

Best rated
Cheapest deal
Most popular

Cleanliness

6.3

Comfort

6.3

Pick-up/Drop-off

5.3

Value for money

5.6

One location in Southwest Waterfront

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Locations in Southwest Waterfront (Washington, D.C.)

1 Aviation Circle

+1 703 419 6300

Monday07:00 - 23:00
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4.0 Mediocre

Feb 2024

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The drop-off was fine. The Pick Up was extremely disappointing. We arrived at Reagan National and went to pick up our Hertz rental car. Once at the counter the representative (she was very professional) informed me there would be a 90 minute wait time to get our car. I explained to her that we arrived "on time" and also spoke to her manager - explaining that we flew in that morning because our daughter in law was having her baby that same morning and could they please see if these special circumstances would help facilitate our getting a car - they were both very polite but flatly said no, they could and would not. We had to wait.. So...After 45 minutes I spoke to the people who provided the keys to your customers at the Hertz pick up spot and explained our dilemma. They were quite empathetic and helped us immediately in obtaining a car after that. I feel your team at the counter could have tried harder to help us out when I explained our dilemma. Again they were very professional, just unwilling to be of assistance when we had to get to the hospital ASAP. The bottom line to Hertz is... Will we use Hertz again when we return to the DC area next month? Probably not due to the experience we just had.

8.0 Very Good

Jan 2022

KAYAK
buen precio, servicio mediocre por el personal que hace entrega del vehículo. excelente ejecución en la recepción del vehículo al momento de finalizar la renta.

8.0 Very Good

Dec 2021

KAYAK
I love hertz

2.0 Poor

Dec 2021

KAYAK
They didn’t allow debit cards for one way rental.

10.0 Wonderful

Dec 2021

KAYAK
Very organized pick-up and return process!

2.0 Poor

Dec 2021

KAYAK
Very bad service by manager.

1 out of 41

Alamo

7.8

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.1

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.1

Value for money

7.5

One location in Southwest Waterfront

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970 D St Sw

+1 888 826 6893

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6.0 Okay

Mar 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Pick up was great. Drop off slow. Car smelled like smoke

6.0 Okay

Jan 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

The car drove nicely and didn’t have any critical issues. The originally confirmed price (NOT what we were charged in the end) was wonderful.

Cons:

We were hit with a $436.59 ‘’inner city fee’’ despite dropping off where confirmed by our desk agent in Atlanta. At that meeting as well, we waited over two hours as Thrifty, Hertz, and one additional rental company were all required to wait in the same line for two agents. Finally, our windshield wipers did not work on timed settings. During the hours of rain we experienced from Atlanta to New York City, our only option was to hold down the trigger manually.

10.0 Wonderful

Nov 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

All good.

Cons:

Specific vehicle availability--I requested a SUV but ended up with a minivan.

3.6 Poor

Nov 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

We booked the car for 8:30am. We got there, the car was not ready. They tried to give us an upgrade of a V8 for a long trip when I booked an economical car. We then had to wait 45 mins for a car to arrive. It had tire pressure issues. They filled with air and said it was fine. We got down the road 5 mins and a warning light came on. We then had to find another Alamo to switch out the car which took another 40 mins as they had to do the paperwork and clean the car. 11am we were finally in the road for a 12 hour trip This is totally unacceptable

10.0 Wonderful

Sept 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Everything was smooth and easy. Car was very clean.

10.0 Wonderful

Aug 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Incredibly friendly staff, made me feel comfortable and welcome.

1 out of 15

National

9.1

Wonderful

14 reviews

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

9.0

Value for money

8.5

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970 D St Sw

+1 202 554 1681

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10.0 Wonderful

Jan 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Tia was really helpful and easy going.

Cons:

Nothing, again, Tia was fabulous

6.4 Okay

Nov 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Manager at airport location was able to accommodate our reservation

Cons:

We were called a week in advance that our pick up location inDC would be closed that we needed to go to union station to pick up rental. However, after getting an Uber to union station, that office was closed too. Then we had to get another Uber to the Ronald Reagan airport. So more Uber drives. Very late start to our drive to Virginia.

10.0 Wonderful

Oct 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

I booked at a place that was off the airport and they worked with me to get the car at the airport. Very nice and professional people.

10.0 Wonderful

Sept 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Great service, great truck

9.2 Wonderful

Sept 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

I ordered a pickup truck and actually was given my choice of the ones they had on site, not just the one selected for me. Staff was friendly, courtesy and very helpful.

Cons:

National does not pick up or drop off customers before or after rental, so you are responsible for arriving here and getting back on your own accord.

9.2 Wonderful

July 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Front desk staff was really nice and pleasant.

Cons:

I didn't enjoy the car I drove. But that isn't the fault of Kayak.

1 out of 2

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.7

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.7

Value for money

7.6

2 locations in Southwest Waterfront

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1100 4th St Sw

+1 202 554 8100

Monday07:30 - 17:00
Tuesday07:30 - 17:00
Wednesday07:30 - 17:00
Thursday07:30 - 17:00
Friday07:30 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
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970 D St Sw

+1 202 554 1681

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10.0 Wonderful

Oct 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Very friendly staff and very easy drop off

6.0 Okay

Sept 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Convient location.

Cons:

Tires slid in the rain; staff were not very courteous in addressing my questions; funny smell in the car and cupholders, etc., were a bit dingy; extended time waiting for my vehicle to be ready during pickup time.

2.0 Poor

Sept 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

I never got To rent the car! I expect A full refund.

5.2 Fair

Sept 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

The car (Chevy Cruze hatchback) got good gas mileage and was easy to drive.

Cons:

Kayak allowed me to book a trip which ended on Labor Day. When I got to the Enterprise location I was then told they were closed on Labor Day and I'd need to pay extra. I got lucky and found street parking so the hassle was only the added cost, but I really didn't appreciate this surprise. Once you add the insanely overpriced insurance, Enterprise is phenomenally expensive now and I won't use them for the foreseeable future. Also, what's with them always trying to force me to take an "upgrade" which is inevitably a gas guzzler? No, that's a downgrade, to pay triple the gas money, guys.

7.6 Good

Aug 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Drop off was easy despite being out of office hours with a drop box for the keys.

10.0 Wonderful

Sept 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Couldn't have been easier. Staff was really friendly and helpful.

1 out of 4

Easirent

4.6

Mediocre

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Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

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Elita Rent A Car

4.0

Mediocre

No reviews available

One location in Southwest Waterfront

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Washington Airport Ronald Reagan National DCA

+1 703 838 1666

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keddy by Europcar

6.3

Okay

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One location in Southwest Waterfront

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2600 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Washington Reagan Airport

+1 703 838 1666

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Advance Car And Truck Rental

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One location in Southwest Waterfront

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2600 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington

+1 703 838 1666

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Free2Move

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One location in Southwest Waterfront

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705, G street Southwest

+1 844 543 7332

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Sunnycars

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One location in Southwest Waterfront

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2500 National Avenue Garage A

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344 travellers who hired a car in Southwest Waterfront gave the car agency they used an average rating of 5.0

Car hire locations in or near Southwest Waterfront (Washington, D.C.)

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Most popular agency

Hertz

Most popular car type

SUV

Average price

$119/day

Good deal

$111/day

When to book a rental car in Southwest Waterfront, Washington, D.C.

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Top tips for renting a car in Southwest Waterfront, Washington, D.C.

  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Southwest Waterfront for $111 or less.
  • Book your rental car in Southwest Waterfront at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price.
  • Compact rental cars in Southwest Waterfront are around 51% cheaper than other car types, on average.
  • January is typically the cheapest month to rent a car in Southwest Waterfront, with prices around $78/day. August, in contrast, is often the most costly month, with an average of $131/day.
  • If you’re looking to save money and don’t mind renting a car in another neighborhood in Washington, D.C., look for deals in Penn Quarter, where daily prices are around $80/day, or Mount Vernon Square (average of $82/day).

FAQs about hiring a car in Southwest Waterfront (Washington, D.C.)

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Southwest Waterfront?

    On average a car hire in Southwest Waterfront costs $119 per day.

  • Is car hire cheaper in other Washington, D.C. neighbourhoods?

    Yes. Based on our information, HERTZ in Georgetown is the cheapest car hire location in Washington, D.C.. It is located at 23540 Autopilot Dr.

  • What is the cheapest car hire company in Southwest Waterfront?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hire price ($96/day) in Southwest Waterfront was found at HERTZ, 1 Aviation Circle.

  • What is the best car hire company in Southwest Waterfront?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire in Southwest Waterfront is HERTZ (5.2, 63 reviews).

  • How can I find car hires near me in Southwest Waterfront?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • What is the most popular hire car type in Southwest Waterfront?

  • How much does a SUV car hire cost in Southwest Waterfront?

  • How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Southwest Waterfront?

    On average a hire car in Southwest Waterfront costs $834 per week ($119 per day).

  • How much does it cost to hire a car long term for a month in Southwest Waterfront?

    On average a hire car in Southwest Waterfront costs $3,573 per month ($119 per day).