Looking at Italian hotels booked through our affiliate Venere.com in 2012, Rome was by far the most popular city for hotel bookings. Venice and Florence came in at second and third with the total hotel bookings for the two cities adding up to Rome's total. Naples and Milan were the next most popular cities. Find top hotels for these cities in Best Italy Hotels and Accommodations.
For another look at where people went see Italy Top Ten in 2012 from Italy Beyond the Obvious, an itinerary consultant, that shows the destinations they booked the most for their clients.