A one-bedroom apartment at Shadow Play by Peppers.

Doors have today opened to guests at Shadow Play by Peppers, a newbuild mixed-use apartment complex located in Melbourne’s Southbank precinct, Accor has announced.

The 46-storey hotel features 70 one and two-bedroom apartments aimed at business travellers, each offering full kitchen and laundry facilities. Floor-to-ceiling windows treat guests to views of either the city or Port Philip Bay in the distance.

Guest facilities include a heated swimming pool, fitness centre, sauna and steam room. On the rooftop, an enclosed garden space features a free-standing fireplace, with a library, guest lounge and adjoined patio nearby.

Dining facilities include Edwin Wine Bar and Cellar, serving a wine list sourced by the resident sommelier from various Victorian wineries and labels.

Accor Chief Operating Officer – Pacific, Simon McGrath said he was “excited visitors to Southbank can now experience Peppers’ unique style and acclaimed hospitality”.

“Shadow Play by Peppers has added a new level of sophistication and luxury to Melbourne’s accommodation offering, which caters perfectly to an increasingly selective global market that is looking for quality, location and facilities of world-class calibre.”