Balerna’s Hotel Federale Starna has a pizzeria restaurant with a terrace, and a pub with SKY Sports TV. Como in Italy is just 1.9 miles away, and Lugano can be reached by car in 30 minutes. Rooms at the Federale have a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a desk and private bathroom. Parking is available on site free of charge. The Serfontana shopping center is 1,641 feet away, and the Bellavista bus stop and Balerna train station can be reached on foot within 2 minutes. The Fox Town shopping center and Mendrisio’s Casino are a 5-minute drive away.