Shadow Play Melbourne by Peppers

- Southbank, Melbourne

308-320 City Road, Southbank VIC

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

Hotel 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.

Shadow Play by Peppers

Shadow Play by Peppers is an exclusive accommodation offering positioned within a kilometre of Melbourne’s lively CBD.

Comprised of elegant One and Two Bedroom Apartments, light streams through floor to ceiling windows into avant garde spaces which flow from room to room. Private dining spaces, a heated pool, enclosed garden and guest lounge with library opens out to an outdoor entertainment area to complete your experience. Wine and dine in the patio and barbecue area, where you can entertain your guests by conjuring the chef within, whilst relishing in the fresh evening breezes and magnificent city vista.

Centred on the Yarra River, the city of Melbourne is romantic and sophisticated, overflowing with rooftop bars, laneway restaurants, markets and boutiques. A foodie’s haven, an eclectic mix of cuisines is to be discovered within the metropolis. Perhaps you might like to start your evening with a river cruise, or head to the Moonlight Cinemas before experiencing the wonderful nightlife that Melbourne is celebrated for. Wander down to China Town or visit the Southbank Promenade. Return to you accommodation at Shadow Play by Peppers for a nightcap as you warm yourself by the fire and delight in the glorious bayside views.

Features & Facilities

At Shadow Play by Peppers, the hotel’s array of facilities means you have little reason to step outside the hotel as everything you need to satisfy your dining or entertainment requirements is housed within this Melbourne accommodation.

Meanwhile on Level 9, guests can choose how to work up a sweat, with both a state-of-the-art gymnasium and sauna and steam room available, before cooling down in the heated pool. Or take advantage of the outdoor BBQ area with city views, before retiring to the adjoining lounge and library.

Alternatively, descend to the ground floor and savour the full dining experience at the Edwin Wine Bar & Cellar, with superb menus and service, open daily.

Guests must be fully vaccinated and will require to book with Reception to use the swimming pool and gym. 


  • 24 hour reception
  • Valet parking ($60 per day, subject to availability)
  • In-room Internet access (WiFi)
  • Child minding (fee applies)
  • Tour desk
  • Express checkout
  • Secure undercover car parking (Height restriction of 2m applies & a max. weight of 2500kg)
  • Located on the ground floor, Edwin wine bar & cellar, open daily
  • Outdoor Terrace and BBQ on Level 9
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Outdoor heated pool
  • Lounge
  • Library
  • Fully equipped gymnasium
  • Fully enclosed garden area on Level 46
  • Photocopying


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


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.




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. Designed to pair with your selected beverage, you’ll discover a curated menu of generous proportions with share plates and micro-seasonal dishes in an ever-evolving menu.

Whether your occasion is an evening beverage with a colleague, a special meal with family and friends, or quality time with your significant other, every detail is attended to when you wine and dine with us. Our knowledgeable and attentive team is passionate about all things wine and food, with a focus on locally sourced produce. Ask about our regular wine programme and tastings, or pop into the cellar to take home a bottle of your favorite drop.

Reservations are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner – or feel free to stop by for brunch, a mid-afternoon tipple, or evening drink. Join us briefly or stay and linger for a while – either way we’re delighted to have you with us at Edwin wine bar & cellar.

*Edwin Hour – 4pm – 6pm daily – discounted wine, beer and house cocktails – speak to the team about what’s pouring.

Opening Hours

  • Breakfast: Monday - Friday 7am - 10am
  • Breakfast: Saturday & Sunday 7am - 11am
  • Lunch: CLOSED
  • Dinner/Bar: Thursday - Saurday 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Dinner/Bar: Sunday - Wednesday 5:00pm - 9pm
  • Edwin Hour: Monday - Sunday 4pm – 5pm


For restaurant bookings, please call (03) 7004 0444

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Echoing Melbourne’s sophistication, Shadow Play by Peppers is in a class of its own, presenting contemporary meeting facilities overlooking Albert Park and Port Phillip Bay. 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. Located on level 46, the floor to ceiling windows showcase the beautiful, sweeping views of the Bayside. It is the perfect venue to host executive team meetings, cocktail parties, and private dinners. For guests travelling from overseas, this is a perfect venue to showcase Melbourne. Edwin Wine Bar & Cellar offers a welcome escape from the bustling city, with the warm welcome of our wine bar. Timeless and elegant in design, yet approachable for all, the space provides the perfect setting for cocktail parties and corporate dinners.
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Shadow Play by Peppers offers Southbank premium apartment accommodation in a prime position – a coin toss from the Crown Casino & Entertainment Complex and a short walk to Melbourne Conference and Exhibition Centre – providing indulgence with access.

Next to the Convention Centre sits DFO South Wharf to fulfil all your shopping desires. The famous South Melbourne Markets are so close your artisan produce will still be fresh when you arrive back. Then head south along Clarendon Street to enjoy the parklands around Albert Park Lake, or splash around at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre. Follow the same road in the other direction and you’ll come to the Yarra River, which provides a buzz of activity including river boats passing by along with cafes, restaurants and bars lining the Southbank promenade.

Staying south of the river, you are within an easy walk of many of Melbourne’s best attractions, including Melbourne Arts Centre and the National Gallery of Victoria. From there you can cross St Kilda Road and enjoy the serene beauty of the Royal Botanic Gardens, pay your respects at The Shrine of Remembrance, or enjoy an outdoor concert at Sidney Myer Music Bowl.

In the heart of Melbourne city, Collins Streets exclusive shopping strip, is directly accessible from the tram stop on our doorstep. Make sure to view the historic Flinders Street Station, which provides a good vantage point to explore the best of this artistic city. Across the road is Federation Square or head further into town and explore the array of shopping centres including Bourke Street Mall. Or you may prefer to hop a tram to the delicious food offerings of Queen Victoria Market, or the trendy boutiques along Chapel Street.

Things to do in Melbourne

  • City Circle Tram
  • Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
  • Shrine of Remembrance
  • ArtVo
  • State Library of Victoria
  • National Gallery of Victoria
  • National Sports Museum
  • Block Arcade
  • South Melbourne Market
  • Luna Park Melbourne
  • Melbourne Zoo

Melbourne events not to miss

  • Jan – Australian Open Tennis
  • Feb – White Night Melbourne
  • Feb – Twenty20 International Cricket
  • March – Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix
  • March – Melbourne International Comedy Festival
  • March – Melbourne Food and Wine Festival
  • Sept – Royal Melbourne Show
  • Sept – AFL Grand Final
  • Oct – Melbourne Marathon
  • Nov – Melbourne Cup Carnival
  • Dec – Cricket: Boxing Day Test


Contact Information
308-320 City Road
Southbank, VIC 3000

Points of Interest

  • No. 12 Tram stop right outside the hotel
  • 600m walk to Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
  • 350m walk to Crown Entertainment Complex
  • 300m walk to Southbank Promenade
  • 1500m walk to Melbourne’s Arts precinct
  • 1600m walk to Federation Square


Located on the corner of Clarendon Street & City Road, Shadow Play by Peppers is only 25Km from Tullamarine Airport.

From the airport – Take the M2 to Docklands and take exit 2 onto route 43. Take exit 2 towards State Route 30/City/Montague Street. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Lorimer Street/Docklands/South Melbourne and merge onto Lorimer Street. Take State Route 20 to Clarendon Street/State Route 50 in Southbank.

Coming from the West on Hwy – Take Montague Exit/South Melbourne, Turn onto Normandy Rd (2nd Left) and Turn right onto Clarendon Street once you get to the T-intersection. Shadow Play by Peppers will be the building on your right on the corner of City Rd & Clarendon St.

Coming from the East on Hwy – Take the Kings Way Exit, Turn left onto Whiteman St and then left again onto Clarendon Street. Shadow Play by Peppers will be the building on your right on the corner of City Rd & Clarendon St.