Clynmawr Hotel is situated in a residential area in Abertillery.
Abertillery, meaning mouth of the River Tyleri is the largest town of the Ebbw Fach valley in what was the historic county of Monmouthshire, Wales. Following local government reorganisation, it became part of the Blaenau Gwent County Borough. The surrounding landscape borders the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Situated on the A467 the town is 15 miles north of the M4 and 5 miles south of the A465 "Heads of the Valleys" trunk road. It is about 25 miles by road from Cardiff and 47 miles from Bristol, offering easy access to surrounding areas.