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 »

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
Valet car parking is available at $60 per day per vehicle from 7AM to 11PM. Car parking is subject to availability.
This hotel does not accept cash as a payment method. Credit, debit and prepaid cards are accepted to buy goods and services.
Bond Policy
Please note Shadow Play requires a AUD$200 credit card bond or credit card pre-authorisation on check in for all room types.

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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Please note: South East Water works are planned from late June until early September, at the intersection of City Road and Clarendon Streets. These works will take place Monday to Friday between 9.30am and 3.30pm, with night works Sunday to Thursday between 8pm and 5am. More information can be found HERE

All leisure facilities are open from 8am to 8pm 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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