The Hotel Room anomaly is a replica of a hotel room that serves as a temporary location, in unknown space and time, for David Bowman to make his evolutionary transformation from flesh and blood into an energy being, in Arthur C. Clarke’s 2001: A Space Odyssey.

2001: A Space OdysseyEdit

The monolith aliens left behind one of the largest monoliths discovered, in the Jovian System. Upon discovering the monolith, David Bowman enters a Star Gate that ports him into a replica of a Hotel Room. Here Bowman ages quickly, from an older man dressed in black to a very elderly man in a white robe. After the assumption of his death, Bowman reincarnates into a Star Child entering the womb of space. The Hotel Room anomaly dissipates just like a dream.

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In the novel, the Hotel Room included a TV which featured channels and programs that the Jovian Monolith picked up around the time TMA-1 was discovered on the moon.

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