Sweeping city views, floor to ceiling windows and raw industrial finishes give this space a unique edge. Alto’s exposed ceilings are complemented by three large pendants that illuminate this very Melbourne space.
The venue opens onto a large outdoor terrace giving it that alfresco touch. Damm Fine Food Co. operates this sensational venue and offers a wide range of catering packages and styling solutions.
Top floor Melbourne’s GPO Building, entrance via Postal Lane.
The GPO building itself is a point of interest. We do also have many parks and historic sites within walking distance.
We have many train stations nearby such as Melbourne Central and Flinders Street stations as well as Tram stops right at our doorstep. Being in the city we have many car parks near by including the following
Secure Parking – 123 Queen Street
Secure Parking – The Strand Carpark
St Francis Point Parking – 312 Lonsdale Street
Wilson Parking – Melbourne Central
No onsite parking
Corporate events which include but are not limited to; product launches, fashion shows, EOFY (End of Financial Year) celebrations, Private events such as weddings, birthday events, engagements.
WHAT CAN GUESTS ENJOY THE VENUE:
Alto Event Space is stunning at all times of the day with beautiful natural light beaming through of a morning and stunning city lights emerge of an evening.
Alto Event Space hosts spectacular city views, taking in the view is the best way to enjoy our hand-crafted menu created by our Director Georgina Damm who is an event extraordinaire with over 20 years within the catering and events industry.
DOES A VENUE HIRE FEE APPLY?
A minimum spend applies.
WHAT IS THE LATEST TIME THE VENUE WILL ALLOW AN EVENT TO RUN?
ARE THERE ADDITIONAL COSTS (ie: security, staffing, service charges etc)
Security, cleaning and a refundable bond are additional costs associated with hosting at Alto, these do not contribute to your food and beverage minimum spend. If clients require additional access to the venue or the hire of our truss additional charges apply.
DOES THE VENUE ALLOW OUTSIDE CATERING?
CAN UNDERAGE GUEST ATTEND EVENTS? ARE THERE ANY RULES / RESTRICTIONS AROUND THIS?
Yes, however underage guests must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
CAN GUESTS STYLE / DECORATE THE EVENT SPACE?
DOES THE VENUE SET UP FURNITURE?
Yes, onsite furniture is set up by the Alto team.
IS THERE AUDIO VISUAL (AV)?
Yes – This can be hired at a cost
IS THERE A STAGE?
Yes – This can be hired at a cost
IS THERE A DANCE FLOOR?
Not a free-standing dancefloor, we utilise the polished concrete and set an area as the dancefloor.
IS THERE SPACE FOR A LIVE BAND?
We allow DJ’s and Trio’s in the space. We do not allow any form of drums.
DO YOUR CONFERENCE / EVENT SPACES FEATURE NATURAL LIGHT?
DOES THE VENUE ALLOW EXTERNAL MUSIC? (live bands, DJs etc)
We allow the clients to select their entertainment within the contracted guidelines.
DO ANY OF YOUR EVENT SPACES HAVE ACCESS TO AN OUTDOOR AREA?
Yes, a large outdoor terrace
DOES THE VENUE HAVE WHEELCHAIR ACCESS?
Yes, there is a ramp on ground level and lift access to Alto.
WHAT TIME IS THE VENUE LICENSED UNTIL?
WHAT ARE THE DEPOSIT TERMS?
These are dependent on how far from the event date the event is booked
Full payment is required prior to the event taking place
DO YOU OFFER FREE WIFI?
Limited WIFI onsite, when WIFI is required for conferencing we suggest the client hosts an external supplier.