The vintage alarm clocks at The Fairfax at Embassy Row may be decidedly old-school, but the experience here is anything but. A special temptation for visiting diplomats and civilians who like to stay connected: a service called NewspaperDirect, delivering more than 600 newspapers and magazines from 73 countries, published in about 40 languages. Simply let the Fairfax concierge know your language and publication of choice, then be prepared for your morning dose of daily news.
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