Hi, I am inquiring as to the relative safety of the immediate area around the hotel.
And by the way, the hotel itself is a fortress. Built in the 18th century on a very steep slope, it's protected by a high fence and entered through a long tunnel with a locked grated door, going directly into the elevator and from there - to the reception. If not a place of luxury and extreme comfort, at least this property is an unforgettable experience. And not a bad one.
I would call it quite safe. Not too clean, but definitely not dangerous. I was told the same by the hotel staff, and I checked it personally by walking from the hotel to Lapa and back both in the morning and right before dusk...
Get an answer from Casa Amarelo Luxury Guesthouse by Robert le Heros staff and past guests.