Shadow Play Melbourne by Peppers

- Southbank, Melbourne

308-320 City Road, Southbank VIC

Shadow Play by Peppers

Echoing Melbourne’s sophistication, Shadow Play by Peppers is in a class of its own, presenting contemporary accommodation one kilometre from the central business district. Its position within this truly romantic city, where laneway restaurants, rooftop bars, markets and boutiques are set around the Yarra River flowing through the metropolis, is nothing short of exquisite for your next urban escape.

Avant garde design emulates throughout the hotel, which makes for an elegant retreat in the heart of Melbourne. Completed by a heated pool, restaurant and bar, along with the convenience of valet parking and 24 hour reception, your desires are fulfilled. Take a leisurely stroll to the Southbank Promenade, relish in an evening of entertainment at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, or slow down with a peaceful stroll around the celebrated Federation Square.

Positioned to be one of Melbourne’s top food & wine experiences, Edwin Wine Bar & Cellar will be a “must do” during your stay at Shadow Play by Peppers. Meticulously selected by our internationally renowned sommelier, an extensive drinks list has a distinct Victorian flavor with each item of choice providing the chance to escape to another time and place.

Alternatively, gastronomical delights are to be found around each and every corner. A mix of cuisines from Italian, Greek and Japanese, through to organic cafes and everything in between are to be savoured in the wonderful dining precincts that Melbourne is famous for. Moonlight Cinemas, take in a dreamy sunset with a dinner cruise, or visit the Chinatown district for an authentic taste of the orient.

Your accommodation at Shadow Play by Peppers is inclusive of One and Two Bedroom Apartments with floor to ceiling windows and contemporary décor. Housed within the hotel is an enclosed garden space situated on the top floor, which features a freestanding fireplace and sublime bayside views. Then there’s the lavish guest lounge and library with adjoining patio, where you can soak in the fresh breezes and make use of the barbecue area.


Make your selection from our beautiful one, two bedroom apartments and three bedroom penthouse, comprised of stylish kitchens, floor to ceiling windows, balconies, contemporary fittings and luxe décor. More »

Fitness facilities

When staying in shape during your stay is essential, our hotel gymnasium offers elite fitness equipment, with adjoining steam and sauna rooms. Relax in the outdoor heated pool and then return to your hotel room feeling at ease. More »


If you are looking for a conference venue in Southbank, Melbourne that offers convenience, style and inspiration, you cannot go past Shadow Play by Peppers. Located in Southbank you are a short walk from the city, and close to public transport. More »

About the area

Located on the corner of Clarendon Street and City Road in Melbourne’s Southbank district, close to Crown Entertainment Complex, Melbourne Exhibition and Conference Centre and the CBD. More »

Key Information

Check-in Time
2:00 PM
Check-out Time
10:00 AM
Reception Hours
24 hours
This hotel is 100% non-smoking
Limited valet parking is available from 7am to 11pm at $60 per day per vehicle. Valet parking is subject to vehicle size restrictions and availability - valet parking must be pre-booked in advance by contacting the hotel direct.
This hotel does not accept cash as a payment method. Credit, debit and prepaid cards are accepted to buy goods and services.
Party Policy
For the comfort and safety of all guests, Shadow Play by Peppers enforces a strict No-Party policy, including maximum visitor allowance per apartment, noise restrictions and applicable guest and visitor conduct requirements.
Bond Policy
A pre-authorisation (temporary hold on a valid credit card) is required on arrival for all bookings to secure any additional incidentals that may be incurred during your stay. One and Two-bedroom apartments $200 bond, Penthouse $1500 bond.

Guest Facilities


  • Outdoor heated pool
  • Fully equipped gymnasium
  • 24 hour reception
  • Valet parking (fee applies)
  • In-room Internet access (WiFi)
  • Ground floor restaurant and bar, open daily
  • BBQ area on Level 9

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All leisure facilities are open from 6am to 10pm each day.


Height restriction of 2meters applies and a maximum weight of 2500kg. Standard size vehicles only - we are unable to valet vehicles outside of these specifications.  

Shadow Play Melbourne by Peppers
308-320 City Road
Southbank, VIC  3000
+61 7 5665 4450 (International)
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