|Subject: Re: Accommodation near St. Germaine,Paris|
I don't know of any budget hotels off-hand but you might find these useful. I did see the youth hostel, Jules-Ferry and it looked reasonable but it was on the right bank near the Seine.
Official tourist office has 1 star hotels. Book online without extra fees. http://tinyurl.com/yuoyy
TimeOut lists some in the area. http://www.timeout.com/paris/accom/9.html
More 1 star hotels: http://www.paris.org/Hotels/Etoiles/hotel.etoiles.1E.html Sortable by arrondissement also.
Frances Toronto, Canada